Victorian Premier's Prize for Fiction

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The Victorian Premier's Prize for Fiction, formerly known as the Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction, is a prize category in the annual Victorian Premier's Literary Award. As of 2011 it has an remuneration of A$25,000. The winner of this category prize vies with 4 other category winners for overall Victorian Prize for Literature valued at an additional A$100,000.

The prize was formerly known as the Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction from inception until 2010, when the awards were re-established under the stewardship of the Wheeler Centre and restarted with new prize amounts and a new name. The Palmer Prize was valued at A$30,000 in 2010. The award was named after Vance Palmer, a leading literary critic. Palmer wrote reviews and presented a program called Current Books Worth Reading on ABC Radio. He also wrote books about Australian cultural life, including National Portraits (1940) A.G. Stephens: His Life and Work, (1941) Frank Wilmot (1942), Old Australian bush ballads (co-authored with Margaret Sutherland) (1951) and The Legend of the Nineties (1954). He was appointed in Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Commonwealth Literary Fund in 1947. The Palmer Prize was managed by the State Library of Victoria from 1997 to 2010.

Winners and shortlists[edit]

Blue ribbon (Blue ribbon) = winner.

Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction (1985-2010)[edit]

Winners[edit]

Shortlists[edit]

2010[18]
2009[19]
2008[20]
2007[21]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2019". The Wheeler Centre. Retrieved 2019-01-31.
  3. ^ "Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2018". The Wheeler Centre. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2017". The Wheeler Centre. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2016". The Wheeler Centre. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2015". Victorian Premier's Literary Awards. 2015. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
  7. ^ "Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2014". Victorian Premier's Literary Awards. 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2014.
  8. ^ "21 big names. One big decision. Start reading". Victorian Premier's Literary Awards. 2012. Retrieved January 29, 2014.
  9. ^ "Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2011". Victorian Premier's Literary Awards. 2011. Retrieved January 29, 2014.
  10. ^ "Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2011: 2010 Winners & Shortlists". Victorian Premier's Literary Awards. 2010. Retrieved January 29, 2014.
  11. ^ "Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction - 2009 Winner". Archived from the original on 2010-05-05. Retrieved 2010-04-05.
  12. ^ Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction - 2008 Winner
  13. ^ "Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction - 2007 Winner". Archived from the original on 2007-09-11. Retrieved 2007-11-04.
  14. ^ Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction - 2006 Winner
  15. ^ Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction - 2005 Winner
  16. ^ Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction - 2004 Winner
  17. ^ Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction - 2003 Winner
  18. ^ "Shortlists announced for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Prize 2010", Readings
  19. ^ "Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards 2009 shortlists announced", Readings
  20. ^ "Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards", Literary Festivals
  21. ^ "2007 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards Shortlists", Matilda