WA Premier's Book Awards

The awards support, develop and recognise excellence in Western Australian writing. These awards are made available by the Western Australian Government and are managed by the State Library of Western Australia. 

Magabala Books administer the Daisy Utemorrah Award for Unpublished Indigenous Junior and YA Fiction. 

Nominations for the 2022 Awards will open in mid-December 2022.

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. All the original illustrations from the book can be viewed on the State Library Catalogue (PWC/218).

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2021 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards winners were announced at a ceremony at the State Library on Friday 17 June.
Winners and Shortlists from previous years of the Western Australian Premier's Book Awards.

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This page last updated on 28 September 2022