2019 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards shortlists

The shortlists for the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards have been announced and we are delighted to reveal that the following titles have been nominated:

Madonna of the Mountains by Elise Valmorbida

Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee

Young Adult
Catching Teller Crow by Ambelin Kwaymullina & Ezekial Kwaymullina

The winners will be announced on 31st January 2019.
The rest of the shortlists and more information can be found here.


The Madonna of The Mountains

by Elise Valmorbida

WINNER OF THE 2019 VICTORIAN PREMIER’S LITERARY AWARD FOR FICTION - ‘A triumph of a literary novel that shifts in unexpected, utterly fascinating ways.’

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Eggshell Skull

by Bri Lee

'Scorching, self-scouring: a young woman finds her steel and learns to wield it' - Helen Garner

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Catching Teller Crow

by Ambelin Kwaymullina and Ezekiel Kwaymullina

A totally addictive ghost story, crime story and thriller, told half in prose and half in verse, from two of the most exciting Aboriginal voices in Australia.

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