The Award for Indigenous Writing

The Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Indigenous Writing is awarded biennially, and offers $25,000 in prize money.

Key dates for the 2019 Award

Open call for entries – Monday 3 September 2018
Close of entries – Monday 1 October 2018
Shortlist announcement – Monday 3 December 2018
Winner announcement – Thursday 31 January 2019

All works that have entered the Award for Indigenous Writing may also enter any of the other categories of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards if they meet all other eligibility criteria for that award.