The Fogarty Literary Award is proudly sponsored by the Fogarty Foundation and Fremantle Press. The prize is biennial and is awarded to an unpublished manuscript by a Western Australian author aged between 18 and 35 for a work of adult fiction, narrative non-fiction or young adult fiction. The winner receives a cash prize of $20,000 and a publishing contract with Fremantle Press.
The 2023 winner of the Fogarty Literary Award was Katherine Allum for The Skeleton House. The 2021 winner was Brooke Dunnell for her manuscript The Glass House (November 2022). The inaugural winner was Rebecca Higgie for her manuscript The History of Mischief (September 2020).
ENTRIES: Entries will reopen in 2025. Entries can only be made via the Fremantle Press Submittable page. We recommend you create a Submittable account and hit the follow button at the bottom of our page to receive the latest updates on our call for entries.
The winner will be announced at a special event in May or June 2025.
If you require assistance with your electronic submission, or for any other inquiries, please contact Fremantle Press on (08) 9430 6331.
Winners, shortlisted and longlisted books