Western Australian Premier's Book Awards

Western Australian Premier's Book Awards

The Western Australian Premier's Book Awards supports, develops and recognises excellence in Western Australian writing.

Entries are now open and will close at 5pm (WST) on 08 February 2021.

These Awards are made available by the Western Australian Government and are managed by the State Library of Western Australia.

The Daisy Utemorrah Award for Unpublished Indigenous Junior and YA Fiction is administered by  Magabala Books, please consult their website for details.

The logo is from an original illustration, "Constellation" by © Moira Court, from the enchanting children’s book My Superhero written by Chris Owen (Fremantle Press) which was shortlisted in 2014 for Best Children’s Book.

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Please direct any queries to:

Email: premiersbookawards@slwa.wa.gov.au
Phone: 08 9427 3173

How to Enter
Online entry plus guidelines, terms and conditions.
Got questions? We have answers.
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This year there will be no expression of interest put out for judging.