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21 big names. One big decision. Start reading.

Welcome to the 2012 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards. Now is your chance to explore the Premier’s 21 – click on one of the book titles or cover images below to learn more about the work and its author, and to read the judges' report.

Do you notice a title you’ve read (or a play you’ve seen)? Add your own review, or read those written by our literary bloggers and reviewers from across Victoria.

The annual Award for an Unpublished Manuscript was announced earlier in the year, during the Emerging Writers' Festival; you can read more about the winner and shortlisted entries here.

The biennial Award for Indigenous Writing was announced on Indigenous Literacy Day, Wednesday 5 September. You can read all about the winner and shortlisted entries here.

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Winners

Shortlisted Nominees

Prize for Poetry

Prize for Fiction

Prize for Non-Fiction

Prize for Writing for Young Adults

Prize for Drama


The Premier's 21

Fiction

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Non-fiction

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Young adult

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Poetry

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Drama

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