2010 NSW Premier's Literary Awards Shortlists

The shortlisted works for the 2010 NSW Premier's Literary Awards have been announced.

Christina Stead Prize for Fiction
J.M. Coetzee, Summertime Random House Australia (Knopf)
Richard Flanagan, Wanting Random House Australia (Knopf)
Cate Kennedy, The World Beneath Scribe Publications
Steven Lang, 88 Lines About 44 Women Penguin Group (Australia)
David Malouf, Ransom Random House Australia (Knopf)
Craig Silvey, Jasper Jones Allen & Unwin

Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction
Michael Cathcart, The Water Dreamers: The Remarkable History of Our Dry Continent The Text Publishing Company
Graham Freudenberg, Churchill and Australia Pan Macmillan Australia
Anna Goldsworthy, Piano Lessons Black Inc. Publishing
Richard Guilliatt & Peter Hohnen, The Wolf: How One German Raider Terrorized Australia and the Southern Oceans in the First World War Random House Australia (William Heinemann)
Paul McGeough, Kill Khalid: Mossad's Failed Hit ... And the Rise of Hamas Allen & Unwin
Noel Pearson, Up From The Mission: Selected Writings Black Inc. Publishing

Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry
Jordie Albiston, the sonnet according to 'm' John Leonard Press
Emily Ballou, The Darwin Poems University of Western Australia Press
Judith Beveridge, Storm and Honey Giramondo Publishing Company
Emma Jones, The Striped World Faber and Faber London
Morgan Yasbincek, White Camel John Leonard Press

Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature
Kathy Charles, Hollywood Ending The Text Publishing Company
Richard Harland, Worldshaker Allen & Unwin
Justine Larbalestier, Liar Allen & Unwin
Glenda Millard, A Small Free Kiss in the Dark Allen & Unwin
Kirsty Murray, Vulture's Gate Allen & Unwin
Pamela Rushby, When the Hipchicks Went to War Hachette Australia

Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Literature
Allan Baillie, Krakatoa Lighthouse Penguin Group (Australia)
Morris Gleitzmann, Grace Penguin Group (Australia)
Lincoln Hall, Alive in the Death Zone: Mountain Survival Random House Australia
Richard Newsome, The Billionaire's Curse The Text Publishing Company
Gregory Rogers, The Hero of Little Street Allen & Unwin
Margaret Wild & Freya Blackwood (Illus), Harry and Hopper Omnibus Books

Community Relations Commission Award
Abbas El-Zein, Leave to Remain: A Memoir University of Queensland Press
Tim Soutphommasane, Reclaiming Patriotism: Nation-building for Australian Progressives Cambridge University Press

UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing for Fiction
Steven Amsterdam, Things We Didn't See Coming Sleepers Publishing
Kathy Charles, Hollywood Ending The Text Publishing Company
Andrew Croome, Document Z Allen & Unwin
Glenda Guest, Siddon Rock Random House Australia (Vintage)
Karen Hitchcock, Little White Slips Pan Macmillan Australia
Kirsten Reed, The Ice Age The Text Publishing Company

Script Writing Award
Jane Campion, Bright Star Jan Chapman Films
Kristen Dunphy & Michael Miller, East West 101: Episode 13 Knapman Wyld Television Pty Ltd
Adam Elliot, Mary and Max Melodrama Pictures Pty Ltd
Fiona Seres, Tangle: Episode One Southern Star
Warwick Thornton, Samson and Delilah Scarlett Pictures Pty Ltd
Aviva Ziegler & Veronica Fury, Fairweather Man Fury Productions

Play Award
This category does not have a shortlist. This year a grant of $30,000 will be made
available to support professional development opportunities for new playwrights in New
South Wales in 2011.

NSW Premier's Prize for Literary Scholarship
Roslyn Jolly, Robert Louis Stevenson in the Pacific: Travel, Empire, and the Author's Profession Ashgate Publishing Limited
Philip Mead, Networked Language: Culture and History in Australian Poetry Australian Scholarly Publishing
Brigid Rooney, Literary Activists: Writer-intellectuals and Australian Public Life University of Queensland Press

The winners of these awards will be announced on May 17th.

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