NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2013

mateship with birdsWell, Carrie Tiffany has done it again! Her novel Mateship with Birds has won another award – this time the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction at this year’s NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, which were announced over the weekend. Go Carrie! The category winners were:

Christina Stead Prize (Fiction, $40,000)

Mateship with Birds, Carrie Tiffany (Pan Macmillan Australia)

UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing ($5,000)

The Last Thread, Michael Sala (Affirm Press)

Douglas Stewart Prize (Nonfiction, $40,000)

The Office: A Hardworking History, Gideon Haigh (Melbourne University Publishing)

Kenneth Slessor Prize (Poetry, $30,000)

Ruby Moonlight, Ali Cobby‐Eckermann (Magabala Books)

Patricia Wrightson Prize (Children’s Literature, $30,000)

The Ghost of Miss Annabel Spoon, Aaron Blabey (Penguin Group Australia)

Ethel Turner Prize (Young People’s Literature, $30,000)

A Corner of White, Jaclyn Moriarty (Pan Macmillan Australia)

Nick Enright Prize (Playwriting, $30,000)

The Damned, Reg Cribb (Black Swan State Theatre Company)

Betty Roland Prize (Scriptwriting, $30,000)

Dead Europe, Louise Fox (See‐saw films)

Community Relations Commission for a multicultural NSW Award ($20,000)

Don’t Go Back to Where You Came From, Tim Soutphommasane (New South Publishing)

NSW Premier’s Translation Prize ($30,000)

Peter Boyle

Book of the Year ($10,000)

Ruby Moonlight, Ali Cobby‐Eckermann (Magabala Books)

People’s Choice

Animal People, Charlotte Wood (Allen & Unwin)

Special Award ($10,000):

David Ireland AM

Congratulations, all!


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