Awards & prizes
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A VPLA Judge Reports by Anna Ryan-Punch
And the books shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards YA Prize are:
Raw Blue by Kirsty Eagar
Swerve by Phillip GwynneBeatle Meets Destiny by Gabrielle Williams
Phew. I don’t have to keep my mouth shut any more! Except about the winner, of course, but that’s easier somehow. It’s just a cosy little one-book secret, rather than a big rambling three-book secret. I…
Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards Receive a Boost
The Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu announced changes to the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards this morning at the Wheeler Centre. In 2011, five awards, each with a purse of $25,000, will be awarded in the following categories: fiction (the Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction); non-fiction (the Nettie Palmer Prize for Non-Fiction); poetry (the CJ Dennis Prize for Poetry); drama (the Louis Esson Prize for Drama)…
Community History Awards
The Public Record Office of Victoria is administering this year’s Community History Awards, which previously were hosted by Information Victoria. Presented by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, the awards “recognise the contributions made by Victorians to the preservation of Victoria’s heritage”.
Although books dominate the award winners' lists, winners also include CDs, museum exhibitions and, among last year’s winners, a local history tour…
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