ALS Gold Medal

Given by Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL)

Other Names: Australian Literature Society Gold Medal (Russian)
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The Australian Literature Society Gold Medal (ALS Gold Medal) is awarded annually by the Association for the Study of Australian Literature for “an outstanding literary work in the preceding show more calendar year.” From 1928 to 1974 it was awarded by the Australian Literature Society, then from 1983 by the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, when the two organisations were merged. show less
Stages:
All, Winner (68), Shortlist (38), Longlist (19)
Years:
All, 2023 (1), 2022 (1), 2021 (1), 2020 (1), 2019 (9), 2018 (12), 2017 (10), 2016 (4), 2015 (5), 2014 (6), 2013 (5), 2012 (4), 2011 (3), 2010 (5), 2008 (6), 2007 (1), 2006 (1), 2005 (1), 2004 (1), 2003 (1), 2002 (1), 2001 (1), 2000 (1), 1999 (1), 1998 (1), 1997 (1), 1996 (1), 1995 (1), 1994 (1), 1993 (1), 1992 (1), 1991 (1), 1990 (1), 1989 (1), 1988 (1), 1987 (1), 1986 (1), 1985 (1), 1984 (1), 1983 (2), 1974 (1), 1972 (1), 1965 (1), 1964 (1), 1962 (1), 1959 (1), 1957 (1), 1955 (1), 1954 (1), 1952 (1), 1951 (1), 1949 (1), 1948 (1), 1942 (1), 1941 (1), 1939 (1), 1938 (1), 1937 (1), 1936 (1), 1934 (1), 1933 (1), 1932 (1), 1931 (1), 1930 (1), 1929 (1), 1928 (1)

Winner 68

WorkYear
We Come With This Place by Debra Dank2023
Human Looking by Andy Jackson2022
Song of the Crocodile by Nardi Simpson2021
Nganajungu Yagu by Charmaine Papertalk Green2020
Click here for what we do by Pam Brown2019
The agonist by Shastra Deo2018
Music and freedom by Zoe Morrison2017
Mannix by Brenda Niall2016
Drones and phantoms by Jennifer Maiden2015
The Swan Book by Alexis Wright2014
Questions of Travel by Michelle De Kretser2013
Foal's Bread by Gillian Mears2012
That Deadman Dance by Kim Scott2011
Ransom by David Malouf2010
The Lost Dog by Michelle de Kretser2008
The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas2008
Carpentaria by Alexis Wright2007
The patron Saint of Eels by Gregory Day2006
Sixty Lights by Gail Jones2005
Mangroves by Laurie Duggan2004
Moral Hazard by Kate Jennings2003
Gould's Book of Fish by Richard Flanagan2002
The day we had Hitler home: A novel by Rodney Hall2001
Stravinsky's Lunch by Drusilla Modjeska2000
Eucalyptus by Murray Bail1999
A Mapmaker's Dream: The Meditations of Fra Mauro, Cartographer to the Court of Venice by James Cowan1998
Night Letters by Robert Dessaix1997
Camille's Bread by Amanda Lohrey1996
The Hand That Signed The Paper by Helen Darville1995
Radiance: The Play and the Screenplay (PLAYS/SCREENPLAYS) by Louis Nowra1994
Selected Poems (Imprint poetry) by Elizabeth Riddell1993
The Second Bridegroom by Rodney Hall1992
Cabin Fever by Elizabeth Jolley1991
Possible Worlds (Oxford Paperbacks) by Peter Porter1990
Forty-seventeen by Frank Moorhouse1989
Louisa by Brian Matthews1988
The Nightmarkets: A Novel by Alan Wearne1987
Beachmasters by Thea Astley1986
Archimedes and the Seagle by David Ireland1985
The People's Otherworld by Les A. Murray1984
Child's Play, with Eustace and The Prowler by David Malouf1983
Fly Away Peter by David Malouf1983
Neighbours in a thicket : poems by David Malouf1974
Macquarie by Alexander Buzo1972
The Burnt Ones by Patrick White1965
The rush that never ended : a history of Australian mining by Geoffrey Blainey1964
Masters in Israel : poems by Vincent Buckley1962
To The Islands by Randolph Stow1959
A Difficult Young Man by Martin Boyd1957
The Tree of Man by Patrick White1955
Fourteen Men and other poems by Dame Mary Gilmore1954
The ridge and the river by T. A. G. Hungerford1952
The great south land : an epic poem by Rex Ingamells1951
Dictionary of Australian biography by Percival Serle1949
Between Sky and Sea by Herz Bergner1948
The Battlers by Kylie Tennant1942
Happy Valley by Patrick White1941
Capricornia by Xavier Herbert1939
Moonlight acre by Robert D. FitzGerald1938
The Young Desire It by Kenneth Mackenzie1937
Return to Coolami by Eleanor Dark1936
Prelude to Christopher by Eleanor Dark1934
Pageant by G. B. Lancaster1933
Flesh in Armour: A Novel by Leonard Mann1932
Man-shy by Frank Dalby Davison1931
The passage by Vance Palmer1930
Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson1929
The Montforts by Martin Boyd1928

Shortlist 38

Longlist 19

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