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The Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize
Subcategory of Australian Centre Literary Awards
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  • This award was established through generous donations from family and friends to commemorate the life and work of the late Vincent Buckley - poet, critic and Professor of English at the University of Melbourne. It is a biennial prize which provides the winner with a return airfare and a modest contribution towards living expenses. It is awarded alternately to enable an Australian poet to visit Ireland, and to facilitate the visit of an Irish poet to Australia.

Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2010

Year: 2008

Year: 2005

winner Bronwyn Lea

Year: 2002

Year: 1998

Works About this Award

Poetry : The Conscience of Language Donna Ward , 2012 single work interview
— Appears in: Sotto , November 2012;
Glad Tidings Fiona Capp , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 10 July 1993; (p. 8)
Poet Lines Up for Prize Couplet Carolyn Jones , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian , 2 December 1993; (p. 5)
Publisher Makes a Play for Poetic Power Murray Waldren , 1993 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 12-13 June 1993; (p. rev 6)