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Geraldine Pascall Prize for Critical Writing
or Pascall Prize
Subcategory of Awards Australian Awards
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History

'The Pascall Prize: Australian 'Critic of the Year'is an annual Australian award for critical writing and review, awarded to a critic whose work over the previous 12 to 18 months has contributed significantly to public appreciation, enjoyment and understanding of the area or areas of the arts in which he or she is involved.[1] It was established in 1988 in memory of Geraldine Pascall, an Australian journalist who died of a stroke at the age of 38.' 

Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2014

winner James Ley

Year: 2013

winner Critic of the Year Kerryn Goldsworthy

Year: 2012

Year: 2011

Year: 2010

winner Mark Mordue

Works About this Award

This Time, James Ley's Pascall Prize is a Keeper Jason Steger , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23 May 2014; The Age , 23 May 2014; The Canberra Times , 23 May 2014;
Second Time Lucky for Lauded Critic James Ley Jason Steger , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22 May 2014; The Age , 22 May 2014; The Canberra Times , 22 May 2014;
Kerryn Goldsworthy Wins the Pascall Prize 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 352 2013;
The Critical Perspective Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 6 June 2013; (p. 13)

'Kerryn Goldsworthy explains why serious criticism is crucial to culture.'

Worthy of Critical Acclaim Susan Wyndham , 2013 single work
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-26 May 2013; (p. 29)
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