Foundation for Australian Literary Studies

Foundation for Australian Literary Studies

NEWS: 2020 Nominations now open

Nominations for the 2020 Colin Roderick Award are now open. Use the online form to nominate before 16 December 2019.

2019 Colin Roderick Literary Award

The Foundation for Australian Literary Studies invites you to join them in a celebration of Australian literature as we announce the winner of the 2019 Colin Roderick Literary Award and present the winner with a cash prize of $20,000 and the silver H.T. Priestley Memorial medal on Thursday 31st October 2019. Purchase tickets to the dinner today.

2019 Colin Roderick Award Shortlist Announced

8th August 2019: Five Australian books make the shortlist... read more.


About The Foundation

The Foundation for Australian Literary Studies aims to foster the study and appreciation of Australian literature. The foundation is funded through the generosity of the late Professor Colin Roderick CBE.

The Foundation is a registered not-for-profit and is entirely dependent on subscriptions and donations from members and supporters. Contributions are actively sought from lovers of Australian Literature throughout Australia.

The Foundation is governed by a board of directors and is based at James Cook University, Townsville.

  
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Key Dates

16 September 2019Nationwide2020 Roderick Award nominations open
31 October 2019 Nationwide & Townsville2019 Roderick Award Winner announced at Awards Dinner in Townsville Buy tickets now.
16 December 2019Nationwide2020 Roderick Award nominations closed
July 2020Nationwide2020 Roderick Award shortlist announced