The ASA Medal will be awarded to an Australian author or illustrator who has made an outstanding contribution to Australian culture as both a creator and an advocate. The recipient will have a significant body of work but, in addition, will have strived to encourage and support their peers, as well as having mentored and fostered emerging writers and/or illustrators.
Current members of the ASA may nominate a person for the ASA medal by completing the online nomination form. Self-nomination is not permitted.
Reasons for nominations shall be provided at the time of nomination to a limit of 500 words.
Nominations close: Friday 26 July 2019.
Please visit the Australian Society of Authors (ASA) website for more information