2019 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards Winners

We are delighted to announce that the following titles were victorious at last night's 2019 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards!

Madonna of the Mountains by Elise Valmorbida

People's Choice Award
Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee

Writing for Young Adults
Catching Teller Crow by Ambelin Kwaymullina & Ezekial Kwaymullina

The rest of the winners 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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