THE 2017 UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA VICE-CHANCELLOR’S INTERNATIONAL POETRY PRIZE
One of the richest poetry prizes in the world closes on this day.
Now in its fourth year, the prize celebrates the enduring significance of poetry to cultures everywhere in the world. It marks the University of Canberra’s commitment to creativity and imagination. Prize entries may be submitted until 30 June 2017.
PRIZES AND DETAILS
- Head Judge: Billy Collins
- The winner will receive AUD$15,000.
- The runner-up (second-placed poem) will receive AUD$5,000.
- All poems entered for the prize must be single poems that have a maximum length of 50 lines.
- Each entry of a poem costs AUD$20.
- 2016 Michael Lavers – ‘Your father at fourteen’
- 2015 Elisabeth Murawski – ‘Iconic Photo: Lee Miller in Munich, April, 1945’
- 2014 David Adès – ‘Dazzled’
Dr Monica Carroll
VC International Poetry Prize Administrator
Centre for Creative and Cultural Research
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