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Entry and Conditions

Entries for the 2016 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards are now closed.

The WA Premiers Book Awards are held biennially. The next awards will be in 2018 (for books published in 2016 and 2017 calendar years).

The next call for entries will be made in late 2017. If you wish to be notified, please Subscribe by clicking on the Subscribe button at the foot of this page.

The categories are:

  • State Library of Western Australia West Australian History
  • Western Australian Emerging Writers
  • Children's Books
  • Fiction
  • Non-fiction
  • Poetry
  • Scripts
  • Writing for Young Adults
  • Digital Narrative
Find out more information about the categories and prizes.

Conditions of Entry

All entries must meet the Conditions of Entry (PDF 326 KB) in order to be eligible for assessment in these awards.

Please direct any queries to:

Email: premiersbookawards@slwa.wa.gov.au