The winners of the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards were announced on Monday 18 May 2009.

The winners are:

The People’s Choice Award – Steve Toltz – A fraction of the whole
2008 Book of the Year The Boat – Nam Le
Christina Stead Prize – Joan London – The good parents
Douglas Stewart Prize for Non Fiction – Chloe Hooper – The tall man: death and life on Palm Island

For the winners of the poetry, children and youth prizes and judges comments please visit the Premier’s Literary Awards website