Inaugural Queensland Literary Awards

After a tumultuous start to the year, the winners of the Queensland Premier’s Literary Award (now re-badged as the Queensland Literary Awards) have been announced for 2012!

A full list of shortlisted entries are available on the Queensland Literary Award website, however you’ll find the CSU Library has a number of the winning entries available for borrowing:

Winner: Drama Script (Stage)
War Crimes by Angela Betzien – Check Availability

Winner: Science Book
 Sex, Genes and Rock ā€˜nā€™ Roll  by Rob Brooks – Check Availability 

Winner: History Book
Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia by Bill Gammage – Check Availability

Winner: Fiction
Cold Light by Frank Moorhouse – Check Availability

Winner: Australian Short Story collection – Steele Rudd Award
Forecast: Turbulence by Janette Turner Hospital – Check Availability

Winner: Children’s Book Award
Kumiko and the Shadow Catchers by Briony Stewart – Check Availability 

Winner: Television Script
Mabo by Sue Smith – Check Availability

Winner: Literary or Media Work Advancing Public Debate ā€“ Harry Williams Award
The Australian moment : how we were made for these times by George Megalogenis – Check Availability

 If you’re interested in learning more about the events leading up to the rebirth of the Queensland Literary Awards, check out this piece from The Conversation

Visit the Queensland Literary Award Facebook page