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National Biography Award

Date: Tue December 12 2023 12:13 pm to Mon February 5 2024 5:00 pm

Since 1996, the National Biography Award has celebrated excellence in biography, autobiography and memoir writing. With a prize pool of $42,000, it is the nation’s richest prize for Australian biographical writing and memoir: 

•    $25,000 for the winner 
•    $2,000 for each of the six shortlisted authors 
•    $5,000 Michael Crouch Award for a first published biography, autobiography or memoir by an Australian writer 

Submissions close Monday 5 February 2024 5pm AEDT.

For more information about the award and how to submit, visit the State Library New South Wales here.

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