Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award

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Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award now offering a $40,000 major prize!

Waverley Council is delighted to announce that the prize money for the 2023 award has doubled to $40,000 thanks to an ongoing multiyear commitment by the award’s principal sponsors,
Mark and Evette Moran, Co-Founders/Co-CEOs of the Mark Moran Group. This brings the total prize offering to over $50,000. Find out more here.

Nominations for the 2023 Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award are now open

Australian authors and their publishers are invited to nominate recently published literary works of any subject matter and genre for this year’s Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award. Submitted works are judged against the specific award criteria of excellence in research, high literary merit, readability, and value to the community.


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The Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award is presented annually by Waverley Council with generous support from Principal Sponsors Mark and Evette Moran, and community partner Gertrude and Alice Bookshop and Café.

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2021 winner announcement and 2020 award presentation

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