The Booker Prize
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The Booker Prize is awarded annually to what is, in the opinion of the judges, the best sustained work of fiction written in English and published in the UK and Ireland.
Queensland Literary Awards – The University of Queensland Fiction Book Award
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The Queensland Literary Awards Fiction Book Award showcases outstanding fiction books by Australian writers.
The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction
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The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction celebrates quality of writing in the English language, and is open to novels published in the previous year in the UK, Ireland or the Commonwealth.
The Prime Minister of Australia Literary Awards
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The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards celebrate outstanding literary talent in Australia and the valuable contribution Australian literature and history makes to the nation’s cultural and intellectual life.
The Historical Novel Society of Australasia – Historical Novel
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The Historical Novel Prize is open to all authors who are citizens or residents of Australia or New Zealand. The history explored can be from any era or society across the world with the majority of the narrative taking place at least 50 years before publication.
The Stella Prize
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The Stella Prize is an annual literary award celebrating Australian women’s writing.
The Miles Franklin
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The Miles Franklin Award is awarded each year to a novel which is of the highest literary merit and presents Australian life in any of its phases.
The Women’s Prize
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Women’s Prize for Fiction showcases the very best writing by women for everyone.
The Ned Kelly Awards
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The Ned Kelly Awards recognizes and honours published crime fiction and true crime writing by Australian writers. The categories are Best Crime Fiction, Best Debut Crime Fiction, Best True Crime. Crime writing by international authors are recognized in the category Best International Crime Fiction.