Prime Minister's Literary Awards
The 2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards winners were announced on Thursday 15 August 2013.
Questions of Travel by Michelle de Kretser
Jam Tree Gully by John Kinsella
The Australian Moment by George Megalogenis
Prize for Australian history winner
Farewell, dear people by Ross McMullin
Young adult fiction winner
Fog a Dox by Bruce Pascoe
Children’s fiction winner
Red by Libby Gleeson
About the Awards
The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards have been recognising excellence in Australian literature since 2008. In that time 108 books have been shortlisted and 18 books have won.
In 2013 the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlist and award winners across six categories:
Young adult fiction
The winner of each Award receives $80,000 tax free and shortlisted titles receive $5000 tax free.
The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards are Australia’s richest literary prize.
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