2005 Queensland Premier's Literary Awards

While I was away the winners of the 2005 Queensland Premier's Literary Awards were announced.

The winners were:

Fiction Book Award
Tim Winton for The Turning (Pan Macmillan Australia)

Emerging Queensland Author - Manuscript Award
Patrick Holland for The Long Road of the Junkmailer

Unpublished Indigenous Writer - The David Unaipon Award
Yvette Holt for Anonymous Premonition

Non-Fiction Book Award
Geoffrey Bardon and James Bardon for Papunya - A Place Made After the Story (Melbourne University Publishing)

History Book Award
Shane White and Graham White for The Sounds of Slavery: Discovering African American History Through Songs, Sermons and Speech (Beacon Press)

Children's Book Award
Prue Mason for Camel Rider (Penguin Books Australia)

Young Adult Book Award
Joanne Horniman for Secret Scribbled Notebooks (Allen & Unwin)

Science Writers Award
Elizabeth Finkel for Stem Cells (ABC Books)

Poetry Collection - Arts Queensland Judith Wright Calanthe Award
Sarah Day for The Ship (Brandl & Schlesinger)

Australian Short Story Collection - Arts Queensland Steele Rudd Award
John Clanchy for Vincenzo's Garden (University of Queensland Press)

Literary or Media Work Advancing Public Debate - the Harry Williams Award
Hedley Thomas for Sickness in the System (Queensland Newspapers)

Film Script - Pacific Film and Television Commission Award
Jacquelin Perske for Little Fish (Porchlight Films)

Television Script - QUT Creative Industries Award
Sue Smith for RAN: Remote Area Nurse - Episode 5 - Blue Hawaii (Chapman Pictures Pty Ltd)

Drama Script (Stage) Award
Van Badham for Black Hands/Dead Section (LAMDA Company)

Encouragement and Development Prize
Simon Cleary for The Comfort of Figs

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