Tasmania has an abundance of literary talent that complements our growing arts sector.
Submissions are now being called for the 2017 Premier’s Literary Prizes which are about celebrating the richness of the Tasmanian literary community.
The Premier’s Literary Prizes include:
Books entered for the Tasmania Book Prize and the Margaret Scott Prize must have been published between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2017.
Judges for the 2017 Premier’s Literary Prizes include: Professor Hamish Maxwell-Stewart, Professor Lucy Frost, Ms Victoria Ryle, Ms Anica Boulanger-Mashberg and Ms Melanie Tait.
The prizes are delivered by Arts Tasmania with support from the University of Tasmania and private philanthropists.
Entries for the 2017 Premier’s Literary Prizes close on 3 April 2017.
For more information, eligibility criteria and entry forms visit: www.arts.tas.gov.au/plp