Peter Porter Poetry Prize

2019 Peter Porter Poetry Prize winners

Australian Book Review
19 March 2019


Andy Kissane and Belle Ling are the joint winners of the 2019 Peter Porter Poetry Prize, worth a total of $8,500. The winners were named at a ceremony at fortyfivedownstairs in Melbourne on March 18. 

Andy Kissane's winning poem is titled 'More

News from the Editor's Desk - January-February 2019

Australian Book Review
22 February 2019

ABR News: Felicity Plunkett named the ABR Patrons' Fellow 2019; a new poem by Behrouz Boochani; the Peter Porter Poetry Prize shortlist announced; the Melbourne Writers' Festival moves More

News from the Editor's Desk - June–July 2018

24 May 2018

Ronan Farrow at MWF, Jane Hirshfield, ABR Prizes galore, SMH Young Novelists, La Mama Theatre, John Simkin Medal 2018, Melbourne Prize for Literature, Winter reading ...< More

2018 Peter Porter Poetry Prize winner

20 March 2018

John Hawke Morag Fraser Nicholas Wong Peter RoseJohn Hawke, Morag Fraser, ... More

2019 Porter Prize Shortlist

Australian Book Review
22 February 2019

'Dancing with Stephen Hawking' by John Foulcher; 'The Mirror Hurlers' by Ross Gillett; '63 Temple Street, Mong Kok' by Belle Ling; 'Searching the Dead' by Andy Kissane; 'Raven' by Mark Tredinnick.

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News from the Editor's Desk - March 2018

Australian Book Review
21 February 2018

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#14 The 2017 Peter Porter Poetry Prize Ceremony

20 April 2017

On Thursday, March 23, 2017, Australian Book Review held a ceremony at the Collected Works Bookshop to announce the winner of the 2017 Peter Porter Poetry Prize. The joint winners were - Louis Klee (Vic) for his poem ‘Sentence to Lilacs’ and Damen O’Brien (Qld) for ‘pH’

The winners were chosen from a field of nearly 1000 entries from twent ... More

Peter Goldsworthy reviews 'Chorale at the Crossing' by Peter Porter

Peter Goldsworthy
26 April 2016

Peter Porter's posthumous collection of poems, Chorale at the Crossing, is preoccupied, understandably, with death – but death was a central preoccupation of his work from the beginning. How could it not be? He lost his mother at the age of nine.

Porter's two Collected Poems (1983 and 1999) were – are – stupendous, exuberant treasure- ... More

Peter Porter Poetry Prize Judges' Report 2016

10 March 2016

More than 700 poets entered this year's Peter Porter Poetry Prize; just over 200 of these entries came from overseas. The judges were Luke Davies, Lisa Gorton and Kate Middleton. They completed their judgement without knowing the name, gender, background or nationality of any entrant.

This prize honours Peter Porter and its judges seek to honour him not only in name but in principle: by ... More

2016 Winner

10 March 2016

Amanda Joy

Australian Book Review is delighted to announce that Amanda Joy has won the 2016 Peter Porter Poetry Prize for her poem 'Tailings'. Morag Fraser named Amanda Joy ... More

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