2015 Queensland Literary Award winners

The 2015 Queensland Literary Awards Ceremony was held on 9 October 2015 to present the winners in the 2015 categories. The evening was hosted by the State Library of Queensland.

Queensland Premier's Award for a work of State Significance (Prize: $25,000)

Winner: Warrior, Libby Connors

The University of Queensland Fiction Book Award (Prize: $10,000)

Winner: The Golden Age, Joan London

The University of Queensland Non-Fiction Book Award (Prize: $10,000)

Winner: The Bush: Travels in the Heart of Australia, Don Watson

Griffith University Young Adult Book Award (Prize: $10,000)

Winner: The Pause, John Larkin

Griffith University Children’s Book Award (Prize: $10,000)

Winner: A Single Stone, Meg McKinlay

University of Southern Queensland History Book Award (Prize: $10,000)

Winner: ANZAC, The Unauthorised Biography, Carolyn Holbrook

University of Southern Queensland Australian Short Story Collection – Steele Rudd Award (Prize: $10,000)

Winner: Merciless Gods, Christos Tsiolkas

State Library of Queensland Poetry Collection – Judith Wright Calanthe Award (Prize: $10,000)

Winner: Waiting for the Past, Les Murray

Queensland Premier's Young Publishers and Writers Awards (Prize: $10,000 each)

Winner:    Megan McGrath
Winner:    Rebecca Jessen

Unpublished Indigenous Writer – David Unaipon Award (Prize: $10,000)

Winner: The First Octoroon or Report of an Experimental Child,  Andrew Booth

Emerging Queensland Writer – Manuscript Award (Prize: $10,000)

Winner: Aurora, Elizabeth Kasmer

2015 Queensland Writers Fellowships ($15,000 each)

Winner:    Inga Simpson
Winner:    Krissy Kneen
Winner:    Karen Foxlee

The Courier-Mail People’s Choice Queensland Book of the Year (Prize: $10,000)

Winner: On the road...with the kids, John Ahern