2022 National Biography Award

The National Biography Award, supported by the State Library of NSW Foundation, celebrates excellence in biography, autobiography and memoir writing.

With a prize pool of $42,000 it is the nation’s richest prize for Australian biographical writing.  

Works nominated for the 2022 Award must have been first published between 1 October 2020 and 30 September 2021 and commercially available within this period.

Entries close at 5 pm, Tuesday 8 February 2022. Please ensure your entry reaches us by this date. 

To access the online entry form, you will need to create an account by clicking on the 'register' link above.  If you already have an account, you can 'login'.  

Contact: Senior Project Officer, Awards at (02) 9273 1582 or awards@sl.nsw.gov.au