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ACU Prize for Poetry
or ACU Literature Prize ; or Australian Catholic University National Literature Prize ; or ACU Prize for Literature ; or Australian Catholic University Prize for Poetry ; or ACU Poetry Prize ; or Australian Catholic University Poetry Prize
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History

The Australian Catholic University Prize for Poetry (previously known at the ACU Literature Prize, is offered to Australian citizens, and residents. The winner receives a $10,000 prize.

The Prize was inaugurated in 2013. Each year a selection of the poems shortlisted, and the winners, are published as a collection, see [ACU Prize for Poetry Series].

Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2020

winner Geoff Page for Jericho

Year: 2019

winner Revising Casuarinas i "You begin, as these days you do, with revision:", John Foulcher , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Solace : Poems from the 2019 ACU Prize for Poetry 2019; (p. 30-32)

Year: 2018

winner Athene Noctua i "Your memory brings no warmth, Minerva", Annie Hunter , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Empathy : Poems from the 2018 ACU Prize for Poetry 2018; (p. 23-25)

Year: 2017

winner Charles S. Ryan to Alice E. Sumner i "My dearest Alice,", Geoff Page , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: Joy : Poems from the 2017 ACU Prize for Poetry 2017; (p. 56-59)

Year: 2016

winner The Horse i "She's at a loss, my daughter, in the drawing", Mark Tredinnick , 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: Loving Kindness : 2016 ACU Prize for Poetry 2016; (p. 42-44)

Works About this Award

Tasmanian Poet Wins National Award 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Mercury , 28 August 2015; (p. 19)
'Tasmanian poet Kristen Lang has won the Australian Catholic University Prize for Poetry...'
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