2016 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award winners

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Oh, it’s a good thing I don’t do the cooking chez moi.  I’ve been glued to my laptop watching the results come in on Twitter.

*drum roll*

Here are the winners of the 2016 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards, in the order they were announced on Twitter.  I’ve left the shortlisted books below so that you can see all the other great books that were nominated too:

WINNER OF THE VICTORIA PRIZE FOR LITERATURE $100,000!!

Broken by Mary Anne Butler (Currency Press) – Rapid Creek, NT

PEOPLE’S CHOICE

Fever of Animals by Miles Allinson (Scribe Publications) – Brunswick, Vic, see my review

PRIZE FOR FICTION

The World Without Us by Mireille Juchau (Bloomsbury) – Earlwood, NSW

PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION

Something for the Pain by Gerald Murnane (Text Publishing) – Goroke, Vic, see my review

PRIZE FOR DRAMA

Broken by Mary Anne Butler (Currency Press) – Rapid Creek, NT

PRIZE FOR POETRY

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