The Colin Roderick Literary Award is awarded to the best original book of the year dealing with any aspect of Australian life, first published by an Australian publisher. The winner of the 2020 Colin Roderick Award will receive $20,000 in prize money and presented the H.T. Priestley Medal.
The Foundation for Australian Literary Studies presents this annual award to the best original book, published in Australia, dealing with any aspect of Australian life. Submissions must be published during 2019 and can be in any field or genre of writing, verse or prose. Read all the terms and conditions online.
The $20,000 award is named to honour Foundation father, the late Professor Colin Roderick CBE and is presented alongside the H.T. Priestley Memorial Medal.