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The Daisy Utemorrah Award for Unpublished Indigenous Junior and YA Fiction is administered by Magabala Books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

The winners of the 2020 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards were announced at the State Library of Western Australia on Wednesday 25 August 2020.
See 2020 categories and prizes.
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This year there will be no expression of interest put out for judging.

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.

Shortlists were announced 17 June 2021.
Last updated on 12 October 2021