WA Premier's Book Awards

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

The Daisy Utemorrah Award for Unpublished Indigenous Junior and YA Fiction is administered by Magabala Books

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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The winners of the 2020 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards were announced at the State Library of Western Australia on Wednesday 25 August 2021.
See 2020 categories, prizes and the Guidelines, Terms and Conditions.
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We will be putting out an expression for interest for judges for the 2021 awards. The EOI is planned to go out towards the end of 2021.

The winners of the 2019 Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards were announced at the State Library of Western Australia on Friday 7 August 2020.

Last updated on 3 December 2021