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2014 West Australian Premier’s Book Awards

2014

In the awards ceremony last night, Richard Flanagan was announced as the winner of the Premier’s Prize at the Premier’s Book Awards for his book The Narrow Road to the Deep North.

Mount Lawley-based novelist Yvette Walker received the Western Australian Emerging Writers Award for her first book, Letters to the End of Love.

This year the Western Australian public voted Tim Winton’s Eyrie as their favourite nominated work and winner of the People’s Choice Award.

More details at the State Library of Western Australia.

Here is the full list of winners:


Children’s Books (jointly awarded) 

Light Horse Boy by Dianne Wolfer (Albany, WA)

Illustrator: Brian Simmonds (Duncraig, WA)

The Swap by Jan Ormerod (VIC)

Illustrator: Andrew Joyner (SA)

 

Digital Narrative 

AUTHENTIC IN ALL CAPS by Christy Dena (QLD)

 

Fiction  

The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan (TAS)

 

Non-fiction   

Boy, Lost: A Family Memoir by Kristina Olsson (QLD)

 

Poetry    

Six Different Windows by Paul Hetherington (ACT)

 

Scripts  

The Bull, the Moon and the Coronet of Stars by Van Badham (NSW)

 

Western Australian History Award

Kerry Stokes: Self-Made Man by Margaret Simons (VIC)

 

Western Australian Emerging Writers Award   

Letters to the End of Love by Yvette Walker (Mount Lawley, WA)

 

Writing for Young Adults

Alex As Well by Alyssa Brugman (NSW)

 

Premier’s Prize

The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan (TAS)

 

People’s Choice Award presented by The West Australian  

Eyrie by Tim Winton (WA)

 

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