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Closing date: 5pm, Wednesday 30 June 2021


Please refer to the following guidelines to ensure you meet the criteria for this category:

Your nomination must include

4 print copies of the published work

Your nomination is only valid once it has been physically received at the State Library of South Australia and you receive official confirmation from us. Please allow up to a month for official confirmation.

Nominations to be sent to:

AFAL Project Officer
State Library of South Australia
GPO Box 419
Adelaide SA 5001

The State Library of South Australia will not accept faxed, emailed or late applications or applications postmarked after 5pm on Wednesday 30 June 2021.

Option to download the PDF version of the nomination form:

Fill in the online form

Writer's details

Name of writer
Pseudonym or professional name
Postal address

Published work details

Award category

Select the award category

Nominator, Publisher or Agent's details

Name of nominator or contact person
Name of publisher or agent
Postal address


I, the writer of the work, or an agent, nominate the work in accordance with the 2022 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature Guidelines, which I have read and complied with.