Nita B Kibble Literary Awards for Women Writers

Amongst some of Australia's most prestigious awards for women writers, the Nita B Kibble Literary Awards (the Kibble Awards) aim to encourage Australian women writers to improve and advance literature for the benefit of our community.

The Awards recognise the works of women writers of fiction or non-fiction classified as 'life writing'. This includes novels, autobiographies, biographies, literature and any writing with a strong personal element.

The Kibble Literary Award recognises the work of an established Australian woman writer while the Dobbie Literary Award recognises a first published work from an Australian woman writer.

2014 Kibble Awards

Perpetual is pleased to announce the longlist for the 2014 Kibble Awards. View the longlist.

2013 winners

Perpetual congratulates the winners of the 20th Kibble Awards.

The winner of the Kibble Literary Award for an established author is Annah Faulkner for her novel The Beloved.

The winner of the Dobbie Literary Award for a first published author is Lily Chan for Toyo: A memoir.

Read the media release.

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