Prime Minister's Literary Awards 2023

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The 2023 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards, which recognise and celebrate the outstanding literary talents of established and emerging Australian writers, illustrators, poets, and historians have been announced. Of particular interest:

Children’s Literature

Open Your Heart to Country by Jasmine Seymour Winner


The Dunggiirr Brother and the Caring Song of the Whale by Aunty Shaa Smith
Zadie Ma and the Dog Who Chased the Moon by Gabrielle Wang
11 Words for Love by Randa Abdel-Fattah and Maxine Beneba Clarke
My Strange, Shrinking Parents by Zeno Sworder

Young adult literature

The Greatest Thing by Sarah Winifred Searle Winner


Sugar by Carly Nugent
Ask No Questions by Eva Collins
The Upwelling by Lystra Rose
What We All Saw by Mike Lucas