Prizes

2020 Calibre Essay Prize winner: Yves Rees

Australian Book Review
Monday, 01 June 2020

2019 Peter Porter Poetry Prize winners

Australian Book Review
Tuesday, 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 '

2020 Peter Porter Poetry Prize winner

Australian Book Review
Tuesday, 19 March 2019

2018 Calibre Essay Prize winner

Australian Book Review
Thursday, 29 March 2018

Lucas Grainger-Brown is the winner of the twelfth Calibre Essay Prize – Australia’s most prestigious essay prize. The judges – novelist Andrea Goldsmith, NewSouth Executive Publisher Phillipa McGuinness, and ABR Editor Peter Rose – chose Lucas’s essay ...

2019 Calibre Essay Prize winner: Grace Karskens

Australian Book Review
Thursday, 29 March 2018

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

2014 Jolley Prize

Amy Baillieu
Saturday, 20 February 2010

Jennifer Down was named the winner of the 2014 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize in front of a packed house at Melbourne Writers Festival on Saturday, 30 August. Ms Down, a Victorian writer, received $5,000 for her story entitled ‘Aokigahara’.

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