Entry has now closed for the twelfth Peter Porter Poetry Prize, which is now worth a total of AU$7,500, and the judging process is underway.
First Prize: $5,000 and Arthur Boyd’s etching and aquatint The unicorn and the angel, 1975 from the series The lady and the unicorn, 1975.
Shortlisted Poets: $500
The unicorn and the angel was produced by Arthur Boyd to illustrate the book of poems by Peter Porter, entitled the Lady and the Unicorn (Secker & Warburg, London, 1975). The print is generously donated by Ivan Durrant in honour of Georges Mora.
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We gratefully acknowledge the long-standing support of Ms Morag Fraser AM. The print is donated by Mr Ivan Durrant in honour of Georges Mora.