STORIES from Queensland’s most exciting young writers and new work from Australian publishing heavyweights are finalists in the prestigious Queensland Literary Awards for 2018.
Shortlists have been announced across 13 award categories for fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and published and unpublished work. For more info go to www.qldliteraryawards.org.au/
The categories open to Queensland writers only are: Glendower Award for an Emerging Queensland Writer ($15,000); Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Awards (two awards of $12,500); The Courier-Mail People’s Choice Award ($10,000)and; Queensland Writers Fellowship (three awards of $15,000).
The Queensland Literary Awards ceremony will be held at State Library of Queensland on Tuesday, October 23 with a livestream of the ceremony broadcast from 6.30pm, where winners of the awards will be announced and prize money presented to the recipients.