The Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award is presented annually by Waverley Council with support from Principal Sponsors Mark and Evette Moran. Established in 2002, the Nib remains Australia’s only major literary award of its kind presented by a local council. Judging criteria includes high literary merit, quality of research, readability and value to the community.
Nominations for the 2022 Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award are now open until 11.59pm, Monday 20 June 2022.
Please refer to the Nib Nomination Guidelines document for eligibility and before making your submission/s.
About the Award
The Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award is Waverley Council’s annual celebration of the best in Australian research and writing. Established in 2002 as The Nib Waverley Library Award for Literature, this prestigious prize has so far distributed around $350,000 directly to deserving Australian authors.
Entries are open to all Australian writers regardless of their experience, chosen subject matter or genre. Submitted works are judged against the specific award criteria of excellence in research, high level of literary merit, readability and value to the community. Winners are decided by an independent panel of three judges each of whom bring a wealth of experience from across the literary world.
For more information and to nominate now, visit the Waverley Library website at: www.waverley.nsw.gov.au/recreation/arts_and_culture/nib