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The Prime Minister's Literary Awards provide national recognition for the extraordinary work of Australian authors, historians, illustrators and poets, and are now open for entries.
If you have published a work during 2019 you may be eligible to enter the 2020 Awards in one of the 6 categories—children's literature, young adult literature, fiction, poetry, non-fiction, and Australian history. Enter before 28 February 2020.
Check out the books shortlisted in last year's #PMLitAwards and add them to your reading list. From fiction, to Australian history, poetry and young adult literature, there's sure to be something for everyone. Take a look.
The 2019 Awards ceremony was filled with good humour, surprise and heartfelt acknowledgements. Take a look at the highlights and photos.
You can also use augmented realityto discover more about this year's entries:
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