PM's Literary Awards

Australian Government, call for entries, 2016 Prime Minister's Literary Awards. Enter by 20 May 2016, arts.gov.au/pmla, #PMLitAwards.

2016 Prime Minister's Literary Awards are open

The Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, and the Minister for the Arts, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield have announced the opening of the 2016 Prime Minister's Literary Awards in a joint media release on 20 April 2016.

The 2016 Prime Minister's Literary Awards are now open for entries to Australian authors, poets, illustrators and historians for books published in 2015. Journals, magazines, websites and multimedia works can be entered in the Australian history category.

The winner of each category—fiction, non-fiction, Australian history, poetry, young adult fiction and children's fiction—is awarded $80,000 tax free, with shortlisted entries each awarded $5,000 tax free.

Entries for the 2016 Prime Minister's Literary Awards close 5pm (AEST) on 20 May 2016.

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