NSW Premier’s History Awards 2020 winners announced
The State Library of NSW (SLNSW) has announced the winners of the 2020 NSW Premier’s History Awards, worth $15,000 each.
The winning works in each category, chosen from shortlists announced in August, are:
Australian history prize
- Bedlam at Botany Bay (James Dunk, NewSouth)
General history prize
- The Warrior, the Voyager, and the Artist: Three lives in an age of empire (Kate Fullagar, Yale University Press)
NSW regional and community history prize
- Surviving New England: A history of Aboriginal resistance and resilience through the first forty years of colonial apocalypse (Callum Clayton-Dixon, Nēwara Aboriginal Corporation)
Young people’s history prize
- The Good Son: A story from the First World War, told in miniature (Pierre-Jacques Ober, Jules Ober & Felicity Coonan, Candlewick Press)
Digital history prize
- ‘Experiment Street — the true history of a city lane’ (Noëlle Janaczewska, ABC Radio National’s The History Listen)
The winners were announced on Friday 4 September. For more information, see the State Library of NSW website.