Be the first to hear from some of the just-announced winners of the 2019 New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards. Selected from more than 600 nominees, this year’s winners reflect the best in new Australian literature across a variety of genres. They will discuss the effect of winning on a writer’s career with Senior Judge Suzanne Leal.

Presented with the State Library of New South Wales.

Suzanne Leal (Australian)

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Suzanne Leal is the author of The Teacher’s Secret and Border Street. A regular interviewer at literary events and festivals, Suzanne is the senior judge for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards and a board member of BAD: Sydney Crime Writers Festival. A lawyer experienced in child protection, criminal law and refugee law, she is also a book reviewer for The Australian. Her new novel will be published by Allen & Unwin in 2020.