Queensland Literary Awards 2022

The winners of the 2022 Queensland Literary Awards have been announced.

The winners in each category are:

Queensland Premier’s Award for a Work of State Significance ($25,000)

  • Wounded Country (Quentin Beresford, NewSouth)

 Fiction Book Award ($15,000)

  • The Other Half of You (Michael Mohammed Ahmad, Hachette)

 Nonfiction Book Award ($15,000)

  • Lies, Damned Lies (Claire G Coleman, Ultimo).

The winners, chosen from shortlists revealed in August, were announced via livestream on Thursday, 8 September on the State Library of Queensland’s (SLQ) website and Facebook Live.

For more information, see the SLQ website.

Wounded Country and The Other Half of You have been reviewed in these pages.  Click on the title to read our review.

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