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Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2013

winner (Fiction) y separately published work icon Through Splintered Walls : A Twelve Planets Collection Kaaron Warren , Alisa Krasnostein (editor), Yokine : Twelfth Planet Press , 2012 Z1873891 2012 selected work short story horror Through Splintered Walls comprises three short stories, ''Mountain,' 'Creek,' and 'Road' and the novella Sky. The stories are inspired by the beauty, the danger, the cruelty, emptiness, loneliness and perfection of the Australian landscape.
joint winner Jen Webb for Canberry Tales: An Informal History with G. A. Mawer

Year: 2008

winner (Memoir) y separately published work icon Rainbow: The Story of Rania MacPhillamy Jennifer Horsfield , Charnwood : Ginninderra Press , 2007 Z1382551 2007 single work biography

'This remarkable story is the result of the discovery of hundreds of letters and photographs preserved by Rania MacPhillamy's family. The beautiful and accomplished daughter of a wealthy squatter, Rania left Australia in 1915 to work in a Cairo hospital treating the wounded from Gallipoli. Following the death of her soldier sweetheart she stayed on in Egypt and together with Alice Chisholm, set up a series of canteens for the men of the Light Horse. These canteens provided a restful and civilised haven, and the one contact with home for the men of the Egypt and Palestine campaigns.'

Source: Australian War Memorial.

Year: 2006

winner (Memoir) y separately published work icon How To Succeed Without Really Winning George Huitker , Charnwood : Ginninderra Press , 2005 Z1208189 2005 single work autobiography
winner y separately published work icon Australian Speculative Fiction : A Genre Overview Donna Maree Hanson , Murrumbateman : Aust Speculative Fiction , 2005 Z1225302 2005 reference biography review 'A readers guide to the Australian speculative fiction scene.' (Publisher's blurb)

Year: 2004

Neil Manton for Cultural Relations
winner Klaus Hueneke for Huts in the Victorian Alps