PM's Literary Awards

2015 Prime Minister's Literary Awards winners announced

The Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, and the Minister for the Arts, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield have announced the winners of the 2015 Prime Minister's Literary Awards at an event in Sydney on Monday 14 December 2015.

The winners are:

FICTION

The Golden Age by Joan London (Penguin Books Australia)

POETRY

Poems 1957–2013 by Geoffrey Lehmann (UWA Publishing)

PRIZE FOR AUSTRALIAN HISTORY—JOINT WINNERS

Charles Bean by Ross Coulthart (HarperCollins Publishers)

The Spy Catchers—The Official History of ASIO Vol 1 by David Horner (Allen & Unwin)

NON-FICTION—JOINT WINNERS

John Olsen: An Artist's Life by Darleen Bungey (ABC Books, Harper Collins Publishers)

Wild Bleak Bohemia: Marcus Clarke, Adam Lindsay Gordon and Henry Kendall by Michael Wilding (Australian Scholarly Publishing)

YOUNG ADULT FICTION

The Protected by Claire Zorn (University of Queensland Press)

CHILDREN'S FICTION

One Minute's Silence by David Metzenthen and illustrated by Michael Camilleri (Allen & Unwin)

Find out more about the 2015 award winners.