Writing & News

Clean makes it onto another shortlist! Congrats, Scott-Patrick Mitchell.

Just announced this week! Thrilled to see Scott-Patrick’s debut volume of poetry on this list. Ceremony t6o happen in June 2023–stay tuned!

The Premier’s Prize for Book of the Year, sponsored by Writing WA ($15,000)

  • Clean by Scott-Patrick Mitchell (Upswell Publishing)
  • Nimblefoot by Robert Drewe (Penguin Random House)
  • The Red Witch: A Biography of Katharine Susannah Prichard by Nathan Hobby (Melbourne University Publishing)
  • The Shield and the Spear: The Kimberley Land Council by Joe Fox (Magabala Books)
  • Thistledown Seed: A Memoir  by Louise Helfgott (Brandl & Schlesinger)