WA Premier's Book Awards

The Western Australian Premier's Book Awards is open for entries! 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. See below for more details. Entries close on Friday 21 January 2022 at 5pm (WST)

The Daisy Utemorrah Award for Unpublished Indigenous Junior and YA Fiction is administered by Magabala Books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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Entries close 21 January 2022 Find out how to enter here.
See 2021 categories, prizes and the Guidelines, Terms and Conditions.
Got questions? We have answers.
Applications for judges closed on Monday 10 January 2022.
Winners and Shortlists from previous years of the Western Australian Premier's Book Awards.

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This page last updated on 17 January 2022