2021

Prize Winners

Christos Tsiolkas Melbourne Prize for Literature 2021 Evelyn Araluen Professional Development Award 2021 Eloise Victoria Grills Writer’s Prize 2021 Maxine Beneba Clarke Civic Choice Award 2021 Click here for the exhibition catalogue (4mb) Click here for more information


2018

Prize Winners

Alison Lester Melbourne Prize for Literature 2018 Maria Tumarkin Best Writing Award 2018 Axiomatic (Brow Books, 2018) Jamie Marina Lau Readings Residency Award 2018 Louise Milligan Civic Choice Award 2018 Cardinal (MUP, 2017) Click here for the exhibition catalogue (7.8mb) Click here to buy the Best Writing Award 2018 books and other finalists. Click here for more information


2015

Prize Winners

Professor Chris Wallace-Crabbe AM Melbourne Prize for Literature 2015 Andrea Goldsmith Best Writing Award 2015 The Memory Trap (Fourth Estate, 2014) Kate Ryan Writers Prize and Residency 2015 Essay: Psychotherapy for Normal People Robyn Annear Civic Choice Award 2015 Essay: Places Without Poetry Click here for the exhibition catalogue (1.6mb) Click here to download a copy of the eBook of finalist essays in the Writers Prize 2015 (2mb) Click here for more information


2012

Prize Winners

Alex Miller Melbourne Prize for Literature 2012 Craig Sherborne Best Writing Award and Residency 2012 The Amateur Science of Love (Text Publishing, 2011 ) Tony Birch Civic Choice Award 2012 Blood (University of Queensland Press, 2011) Click here for the exhibition catalogue (4.3mb) Click here for more information


2009

Prize Winners

Gerald Murnane Melbourne Prize for Literature 2009 Nam Le Best Writing Award 2009 The Boat (Penguin, 2008) Amra Pajalic Civic Choice Award 2009 The Good Daughter (Text Publishing, 2009) Click here for the exhibition catalogue (1.7mb) Click here for more information


2006

Prize Winners

Helen Garner Melbourne Prize for Literature 2006 Christos Tsolkias Best Writing Award 2006 Dead Europe (Random House, 2005) Henry von Doussa Civic Choice Award 2006 The Park Bench (Thompson Walker, 2005) Click here for the exhibition catalogue (2mb) Click here for more information