ABR Prizes

Calibre Essay Prize

 Calibre 550

Australia’s leading award for an original essay is intended to foster new insights into culture, society, and the human condition. All non-fiction subjects are eligible for submission. The prize is worth a total of $7,500, and is supported by ABR Chair Colin Golvan QC and ABR Patrons.


Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize

 Jolley 550

 ABR’s annual international short fiction prize is named in honour of the late author Elizabeth Jolley, and is worth a total of AU$12,500. The Prize is supported by ABR Patron Ian Dickson.


Peter Porter Poetry Prize

 ABR Porter Prize ABR Online

 ABR’s prestigious international poetry prize is named in honour of the late Australian poet Peter Porter. This year the prize is worth AU$8,500, and is supported by Ms Morag Fraser AM and ABR Patrons.