2021 Peter Porter Poetry Prize

Prize money: $10,000

Opens: 15 July 2020

Closes: 1 October 2020

Judges: To be confirmed.


Australian Book Review is delighted to announce the upcoming Peter Porter Poetry Prize, which will be open for entries on 15 July 2020. The Porter Prize, for the first time, will be worth a total of AU$10,000 – with a first prize of $6,000.

Entries must be an original single-authored poem of not more than 70 lines written in English. Poems must not have been previously published. 

Porter Prize is one of Australia’s most lucrative and respected poetry awards. It honours the life and work of the great Australian poet Peter Porter (1929–2010), an honoured contributor to ABR for many years. All poets writing in English are eligible to enter.

Click here for more information about past winners and to read their poems.

 

Entry fees

Online entry (current ABR subscriber) - $15
Online entry (full-time student) - $15
Online entry (standard/non subscriber) - $25*

  • Non-subscribers will receive digital access to ABR free of charge for four months.

 

Special online entry + subscription bundles

Subsequent entries may be submitted at the subscriber rate

Online entry + digital ABR subscription - $65
Online entry + Print subscription (Australia) - $100
Online entry + Print subscription (NZ and Asia) - $170
Online entry + Print subscription (Rest of World) - $185


We gratefully acknowledge the long-standing support of Morag Fraser AM and Andrew Taylor AM.

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