As has been announced recently, State Library of Queensland is taking a leadership role managing the awards, collaborating with the QLA community to continue the program.
Ten award categories provide opportunities for both published and emerging writers, as well as four fellowships supporting new works by Queensland writers.
- The University of Queensland Fiction Book Award
- The University of Queensland Non-fiction Book Award
- Griffith University Young Adult Book Award
- Griffith University Children’s Book Award
- University of Southern Queensland History Book Award
- University of Southern Queensland Australian Short Story Collection – Steele Rudd Award
- State Library of Queensland Poetry Collection – Judith Wright Calanthe Award
- Unpublished Indigenous Writer – David Unaipon Award (supported by the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund and University of Queensland Press)
- Emerging Queensland Writer – Manuscript Award (supported by the University of Queensland Press)
- The Courier-Mail People’s Choice Queensland Book for the Year
Entries close 19 September 2014
For more information and entry details visit qldliteraryawards.org.au