Mark & Evette Moran Nib People's Choice Prize 2019

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We're thrilled to announce the winners of the 2019 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award, which celebrates excellence in research and writing in Australia. Big thank you to everyone who voted for the People's Choice Prize!

  • Nib People’s Choice Prize ($1000)

Alice Gorman - Dr Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the future

  • Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award ($20,000)

Nadia Wheatley - Her Mother’s Daughter: A Memoir

  • Nib Military History Prize ($3000)

John Devitt and Larry Writer - Cecil Healy: A Biography

  • Alex Buzo Shortlist Prize(six prizes of $1000 each)

Alice Gorman - Dr Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the future
Mary Hoban - An Unconventional Wife; the life of Julia Sorell Arnold
Chloe Hooper - The Arsonist
Lee Kofman - Imperfect
Geoff Lemon - Steve Smith's Men: Behind Australian Cricket's Fall
Nadia Wheatley - Her Mother’s Daughter: A Memoir

The Nib is proudly supported by Waverley Council, Mark Moran Vaucluse, Friends of Waverley Library (FOWL), Gertrude and Alice Bookshop and Cafe and Bondi Junction, North Bondi, and Rose Bay RSL Sub-Branches.


We're thrilled to announce the winners of the 2019 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award, which celebrates excellence in research and writing in Australia. Big thank you to everyone who voted for the People's Choice Prize!

  • Nib People’s Choice Prize ($1000)

Alice Gorman - Dr Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the future

  • Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award ($20,000)

Nadia Wheatley - Her Mother’s Daughter: A Memoir

  • Nib Military History Prize ($3000)

John Devitt and Larry Writer - Cecil Healy: A Biography

  • Alex Buzo Shortlist Prize(six prizes of $1000 each)

Alice Gorman - Dr Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the future
Mary Hoban - An Unconventional Wife; the life of Julia Sorell Arnold
Chloe Hooper - The Arsonist
Lee Kofman - Imperfect
Geoff Lemon - Steve Smith's Men: Behind Australian Cricket's Fall
Nadia Wheatley - Her Mother’s Daughter: A Memoir

The Nib is proudly supported by Waverley Council, Mark Moran Vaucluse, Friends of Waverley Library (FOWL), Gertrude and Alice Bookshop and Cafe and Bondi Junction, North Bondi, and Rose Bay RSL Sub-Branches.


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    This is your chance to have your say on which book you think deserves the Nib People's Choice Prize 2019. 

    This is your chance to have your say on which book you think deserves the Nib People's Choice Prize 2019. 

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