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Vic Prem’s award for Indigenous Writing shortlisted titles announced

The titles shortlisted for this year’s Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Indigenous Writing have been announced.

The announcement of the shortlist today and of the winner this afternoon are to coincide with Indigenous Literacy Day.

The shortlisted titles are:

  • Am I Black Enough For You? (Anita Heiss, Random House)
  • Purple Threads (Jeanine Leane, UQP)
  • The Boundary (Nicole Watson, UQP).


This year’s judges were Daniel Browning, Meme McDonald and Bruce Pascoe.

The winner will be announced this afternoon. For the full list of VPLA shortlisted works, see Bookseller+Publisher’s report here. For more information about Indigenous Literacy Day see the website at Read a round-up of events online here.



Category: Local news