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2017 Premier’s Literary Prizes

The People’s Choice Awards are your chance to win the 20 longlisted books and score an invitation to the gala announcement of the winners at Government House, Hobart.The Premier’s Literary Prizes are the Tasmanian State Government’s biennial literary awards, supported by the University of Tasmania and private philanthropists. They celebrate the richness of the Tasmanian literary sector and acknowledge the particular influence that Tasmania has on written work.

To inform your vote click on the links below to read extracts, download a pdf with all the extracts and author biographies here or get down to your local bookshop to buy the books.

One lucky reader who votes in the People’s Choice Awards will win all twenty longlisted books and score an invitation to the gala announcement of the winners at Government House on Monday, 27 November 2017.

Vote by clicking on your favourite shortlisted work in each of the prize categories and confirm your vote at the bottom of the page.

Voting closes 11:59 pm on Wednesday, 22 November 2017.

The Tasmania Book Prize

The Margaret Scott Prize

The University of Tasmania Prize