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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 2021

The International Booker Prize Winner 2022

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

2022 Winner

Indies

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

Indies 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  

2022 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

People's Choice Awards

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.

2021 Book of the Year: Older Readers

Stella Prize

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

2022 Winner

Australian Book Industry Awards

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

Book of the Year for Older Children

Literary Fiction Book of the Year

The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

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

2021 Winner: 

 

          

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