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Johnno Award
Subcategory of Awards Australian Awards
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'Established in 2001, the Johnno Award is named for Queensland Writers' Centre founding patron David Malouf’s eponymous novel. Johnno is considered a seminal Queensland novel. The award is given for outstanding services to writers and writing in Queensland, particularly work that goes largely unrecognised by the public or the industry.' (


2020 winner Herb Wharton
2019 winner Eve Stafford
2018 winner Kristina Olsson
2015 winner Suzy Wilson
2014 winner Robyn Sheahan-Bright for outstanding contribution to writing in Queensland.
2013 winner Stuart Glover
2011 winner Graham Nunn
2010 winner Craig Munro
2009 winner Fiona Stager for her vision and effectiveness in creating a presence and dignity for Queensland writers.
2004 winner Ross Clark
2003 winner Just Us Theatre Ensemble
2001 winner Nick Earls