The Premier's Literary Prizes are the Tasmanian State Government's biennial literary awards. They celebrate the richness of the Tasmanian literary sector and acknowledge the particular influence that Tasmania has on written work.
The Environment Award for Children's Literature is an initiative of the Wilderness Society Inc. Awarded annually, the prize is given to outstanding children's books that promote a love of nature, and a sense of caring and responsibility for the environment.
Allen & Unwin are absolutely thrilled to announce that Sofie Laguna has won Australia's most prestigious literary prize - the 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award for her mesmerising novel The Eye of the Sheep.
Allen & Unwin is delighted to announce that Rivertime by Trace Balla has won the 2015 Readings Children's Book Prize!
The Kibble Awards were established by Nita Dobbie in honour of her pioneering aunt, Nita Kibble - the first female librarian of the State Library of New South Wales. They comprise the Kibble Literary Award for an established author, as well as the Dobbie Literary Award for a first time published author.
Hungarian author Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won the 2015 Man Booker International Prize. The £60,000 (A$117,600) biennial prize is awarded to a living author, whose body of work is available in English or English translation, in recognition of his or her contribution to fiction 'on the world stage'.