The 2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlists have been announced.

17 October 2016

The Prime Minister and Arts Minister have announced the shortlists for the 2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards.

The shortlists this year feature some of our most esteemed writers as well as emerging talents. These books will delight both young and old readers of literature, history and poetry, with tales across varied themes including friendship, espionage, and coming of age.

Read more about each shortlisted book, find out about the authors and see the judges’ comments.

The winners will be announced later this year. Share the shortlist and stay up to date on our facebook page.