The Literature Award is awarded for a non-fiction work published in Australia. Examples could include books focussed on social history, social commentary, biography or human rights.
The finalists for 2014 are:
- Nicholas Clements, The Black War: Fear, Sex and Resistance in Tasmania (University of Queensland Press)
- Kate Richards, Is There No Place for Me?: Making Sense of Madness (Penguin Books)
- Jane Newling, Missing Christopher, (Allen & Unwin)
- Poetic Justice: Contemporary Australian Voices on Equality and Human Rights, an anthology published by Right Now