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The Val Vallis Award for Unpublished Poetry
or The Arts Queensland Val Vallis Award for an Unpublished Poem
Subcategory of Queensland Poetry Festival
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History

'Named in honour of a distinguished Queensland poet, the Arts Queensland Val Vallis Award for an Unpublished Poem is committed to encouraging poets throughout Australia.'  (https://queenslandpoetryfestival.com/awards/val-vallis-award/)

Notes

  • Named in honour of one of Queensland's distinguished poets and academics, The Arts Queensland Val Vallis Award for Unpublished Poetry is committed to encouraging emerging poets throughout Australia. This prize for an unpublished poem of 100 lines or less comes with a total prize money of $4,000.

Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2020

winner Helen Lucas for 'Heirloom'.

Year: 2019

winner Ice and Glass i "You will be out of reach upon a wafer shelf of ice,", Damen O'Brien , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 November no. 93 2019;

Year: 2018

Year: 2017

winner Bronwyn Lovell

for Quietly, on the way to Mars

Year: 2016

Named in honour of one of Queensland's distinguished poets and academics, The Arts Queensland Val Vallis Award for Unpublished Poetry is committed to encouraging emerging poets throughout Australia. This prize for an unpublished poem of 100 lines or less comes with a total prize money of $4,000.
Named in honour of one of Queensland's distinguished poets and academics, The Arts Queensland Val Vallis Award for Unpublished Poetry is committed to encouraging emerging poets throughout Australia. This prize for an unpublished poem of 100 lines or less comes with a total prize money of $4,000.
winner Caitlin Maling For 'Conversion'.

Works About this Award

For Better or Verse Phil Brown , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 22 May 2014; (p. 45)
'They say there's no money in poetry, which is true - unless you have to win two of Queensland major poetry prizes...'
Poetry Prize to Set a Writing Life in Motion Rosemary Sorensen , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 17 - 18 September 2005; (p. 5)
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