2006 Victorian Premier's Literary Award

The winners of the 2006 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards were announced a week or so back - I missed the announcement as I was travelling. You can get full details of the winners, along with the judges' reports, at the State Library of Victoria's website.

The shortlisted works are:

The Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction

Theft: A Love Story, Peter Carey [Knopf/Random House]

The Nettie Palmer Prize for Non-fiction

Margaret Michaelis: Love, Loss and Photography, Helen Ennis [National Gallery of Australia]

The C J Dennis Prize for Poetry

Urban Myths: 210 Poems, John Tranter [University of Queensland Press]

The Louis Esson Prize for Drama

Three Furies: Scenes from the Life of Francis Bacon, Stephen Sewell [Adelaide Festival]

The Prize for Young Adult Fiction

Theodora's Gift, Ursula Dubosarsky [Penguin]

The Prize for a First Book of History

Human Remains, Helen MacDonald [Melbourne University Press]

The Alfred Deakin Prize for an Essay Advancing Public Debate

Is the Media Asleep?, David Marr from "Do Not Disturb: Is the Media Failing Australia?" [Black Inc]

The Village Roadshow Prize for Screen Writing

Noise, Matthew Saville [Retroactive Films]

The Prize for Indigenous Writing

Swallow the Air, Tara June Winch [University of Queensland Press]

The Prize for an Unpublished Manuscript by an Emerging Victorian Writer

Rohypnol, Andrew Hutchinson

The Grollo Ruzzene Foundation Prize for Writing about Italians in Australia

When in Rome: Chasing La Dolce Vita, Penelope Green [Hachette Livre Australia]

The John Curtin Prize for Journalism

Information idol - How Google is Making Us Stupid, Gideon Haigh [The Monthly]
The Tall Man, Chloe Hooper [The Monthly]

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