We’re delighted that two Giramondo authors received awards at the 2016 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.

joanne burns won the Kenneth Slessor Poetry Prize for brush of which the judges said: ‘While apparently modest in scope this intrepid and original poetry’s achievement is considerable as the commonplace is excavated in all its multifarious dimensions.’

Lisa Gorton was awarded the People’s Choice Prize for The Life of Houses.

For the full list of winners and judges’ citations, click here.