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Learning Resource Centre: Award Winning Books

The Booker Prizes


An Award For: The best English language book of the year and the best translated fiction book of the year. 
Voted By: A small panel of judges, that changes each year. 

The Booker Prize Winner 2023

The International Booker Prize Winner 2023

Miles Franklin Literary Award

An Award For: A novel which is of the highest literary merit and presents Australian life in any of its phases. 

The Prize: $60,000

2023 Winner


An Award For: Australian books of a high quality that have sold well at independent bookstores.
Voted by: Australian independent booksellers.

Indies Fiction Book of the Year

Women's Prize


An Award For: The best book in English by a woman throughout the world. 
Previous Winners Include: Zadie Smith, Barbara Kingsolver, Chimamamanda Ngozi Adichie, Kate Grenville  

2023 Winner: 

Victorian Premier's Literary Awards

An Award For: Australian fiction, non-fiction, drama, young adult and poetry.
The Prize: Category winners receive $20,000 whilst the overall winner receives $100,000 in prize money.

Victorian Prize For Literature 2024

Prize for Young Adults 2024

Children's Book Council of Australia

An Award For: The best Australian Children's books of the year.
Voted By: The CBCA, a non for profit, volunteer run organisation which aims to engage the community with literature for young Australians.

2023 Book of the Year: Older Readers -Honour

Dymocks Book of the Year

Dymocks Booksellers nominated their favourite book published in 2023, and the winner was selected from this list.

Stella Prize

An Award for: Australian women, writing Literary fiction and non-fiction.
The Prize: $50,000.

2024 Winner

The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

An Award For: distinguished fiction by an American author. 
Previous Winners Include: Donna Tartt, Cormac Mccarthy, Jeffrey Eugenides. 

2023 Winners: 

Australian Book Industry Awards

An Award for: Australian books of all persuasions.  
Voted by: Australian ‘Book makers’: authors, editors, publishing professionals and retailers.

Small Publishers Book of the Year

International Book of the Year



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