How to enter
The 2017 Awards are open for nomination from Saturday 1 April until Wednesday 31 May.
Download the Guidelines, Terms and Conditions and FAQs
In 2017 Queensland Literary Awards will be accepting nominations in these categories:
Awards for published books
Queensland Premier’s Award for a work of State Significance, $25,000
The University of Queensland Fiction Book Award, $10,000
The University of Queensland Non-Fiction Book Award, $10,000
Griffith University Children's Book Award, $10,000
Griffith University Young Adult Book Award, $10,000
University of Southern Queensland History Book Award, $10,000
University of Southern Queensland Short Story Collection – Steele Rudd Award, $10,000
State Library of Queensland Poetry Collection – Judith Wright Calanthe Award, $10,000
QUT Digital Literature Award, $10,000
The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award, $10,000
Awards for writers and unpublished manuscripts
Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Awards, $10,000 - Nominate a work
Queensland Writers Fellowships, $15,000 - Apply for a Fellowship
Emerging Queensland Writer – Manuscript Award, $10,000 - Nominate a work
Unpublished Indigenous Writer – David Unaipon Award, $10,000 - Nominate a work
To enter, please follow these steps:
- Read the Guidelines, Terms and Conditions, and Frequently Asked Questions.
- Complete the online nomination form and if required, pay the nomination fee.
- Send your books or manuscripts to State Library of Queensland as outlined in the Guidelines.
Still have questions? Contact the QLA team on 07 3842 9486 or via firstname.lastname@example.org.