14 December 2015

The 2015 Prime Minister's Literary Awards winners were announced by the Prime Minister and Minister for the Arts at an event in Sydney on Monday 14 December 2015.

Fiction

The Golden Age by Joan London (Random House Australia)

Poetry winner

Poems 1957–2013 by Geoffrey Lehmann (UWA Publishing)

Non-fiction joint winners

John Olsen: An Artist's Life by Darleen Bungey (Harper Collins)

Wild Bleak Bohemia: Marcus Clarke, Adam Lindsay Gordon and Henry Kendall by Michael Wilding (Australian Scholarly Publishing)

Young adult fiction winner

The Protected by Claire Zorn (University of Queensland Press)

Children's fiction winner

One Minute's Silence by David Metzenthen and illustrated by Michael Camilleri (Allen & Unwin)

Australian history joint winners

Charles Bean by Ross Coulthart (Harper Collins)

The Spy Catchers—The Official History of ASIO Vol 1 by David Horner (Allen & Unwin)

The 2015 Prime Minister's Literary Awards shortlists were announced by the Prime Minister and Minister for the Arts on 23 November 2015.

Shortlists

Media release—2015 Prime Ministers Literary Awards shortlists—23 November 2015