Awards: competition or community?

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As award season takes off for 2018, ArtsHub posed a question to the winners of the Victorian Premier Literary Awards: do prizes cultivate a sense of community or engender competition among peers?

Book cover images: (L-R) The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman’s Extraordinary Life in Death, Decay & Disaster by Sarah Krasnostein; Rice by Michele Lee; Living on Hope Street by Demet Divaroren, and Australia Day by Melanie Cheng.

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