Peter Porter Poetry Prize

Peter-Porter-portrait-eventEntries have now closed for Australian Book Review's  eleventh Peter Porter Poetry Prize and the judging is  underway. A shortlist comprising a maximum of six poems will be announced and those poems will appear in the April 2015 issue of ABR. The winner will be announced later in April at a ceremony to which all entrants will be invited.

The judges’ decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into about the judgements or the judging process.

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

Poems must not exceed 75 lines and must be written in English.

Deadline for entries is 15 December 2014
*Entry is now closed*

First Prize: $5000

Shortlisted Poets: $500

Please read our Frequently Asked Questions page before contacting us with queries about the Porter Prize.

 Click here for more information about past winners.

We gratefully acknowledge the long-standing support of Ms Morag Fraser AM.

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