The Prime Minister and Minister for Arts Paul Fletcher today announced the shortlists for the 2019 Prime Minister's Literary Awards.
With a mix of well-established and new Australian authors, this year's entries will delight, challenge, inspire and even return you to childhood.
Celebrate Australian writing, take a moment to discover the 2019 shortlists and find out what the judges thought.
The categories for the Prime Minister's Literary Awards are:
Young adult literature.
Explore the shortlists using augmented reality The Chairs and judging panels reflect on this year's shortlisted categories and titles using augmented reality. Using your phone or tablet, unlock the content by going to pmla.awe.io
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