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Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize
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History

'The Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize is an annual poetry prize endowed by Australian poet Bruce Dawe in 1999. It is awarded to "an original, unpublished poem not exceeding 50 lines" by an Australian citizen or resident. The award comes with a $2500 cash prize.' (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Dawe_National_Poetry_Prize )

Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2018

Year: 2016

winner 497 Small Disappointments i "My dear cell follicles,", Jenny Pollak , 2016 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize 1999-; Award Winning Australian Writing 2017 2017; (p. 42-43)

Year: 2015

winner A Cracked and Weathered Prayer i "Stretched canvas, a backwater", Steve Armstrong , 2015 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize 1999-; Award Winning Australian Writing 2016 2016; (p. 252-253)

Year: 2014

winner Last Week i "a grab-bag, lucky dip of trinkets", Sarah Rice , 2014 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize 1999-;

Year: 2012

winner Leaving No Wake i "About short-term memory they", John Watson , 2012 2012 single work poetry
— Appears in: Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize 1999-; Award Winning Australian Writing 2013 2013; (p. 194-195)

Works About this Award

y separately published work icon Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize Toowoomba : University of Southern Queensland , 1999- Z1033288 1999- website

Contains information and the winning poems of the prize endowed by Bruce Dawe as an annual $1000 award to encourage emerging poets throughout Australia.

See placings on the AustLit page for this award.

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