Be among the first to hear from some of the newly announced winners of the 2021 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards in conversation with Senior Judge Jane McCredie about their works and the impact that awards can have on a writer’s career. Selected from 600 nominees, this year’s winners reflect the best in new Australian literature across a variety of genres.

Presented with the State Library of NSW.

Jane McCredie (Australian)

Jane McCredie

Jane McCredie is an award-winning journalist, writer and reviewer who has been widely published in Australia and internationally. A former book publisher, she is the CEO of Writing NSW and the Founder and Director of the Quantum Words Festival of writing about science. She is the author of Making Girls and Boys: Inside the science of sex and was co-editor of the 2013 anthology of The Best Australian Science Writing. Jane is the Senior Judge of the 2021 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.