Anne Elder Award

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The Anne Elder Trust Fund Award for poetry is administered by the Victorian branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers and is awarded annually, as the Anne Elder Award, for the best first book of poetry published in Australia. It was established in 1976 and currently has a prize of A$1000 for the winner.[1] The award is named after Australian poet Anne Elder (1918–1976).[2]

Award winners[edit]

2010[edit]

  • Winner: Rosanna Licari, An Absence of Saints (University of Queensland Press)[3]
  • Highly Commended: Andy Jackson, Among the Regulars (Paper Tiger)
  • Commended: Rachael Petridis, Sundecked (The Australian Poetry Centre); Chloe Wilson, The Mermaid Problem (The Australian Poetry Centre); Peter Coghill, The Rockclimber’s Hands (Picaro); and Leah Kaminsky, Stitching Things Together (Interactive Press)

2009[edit]

  • Winner: Emma Jones, The Striped World (Faber and Faber)
  • Highly Commended: Emily Ballou, The Darwin Poems (UWA Publishing)
  • Commended: Felicity Plunkett, Vanishing Point (University of Queensland Press)

2008[edit]

  • Commended: David Adès Mapping the World (Wakefield Press); and Carol Jenkins, Fishing in the Devonians (Puncher & Wattmann)

2007[edit]

2006[edit]

2005[edit]

2004[edit]

Prior to 2004[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2005 National Literary Awards Results p. 2.
  2. ^ Elder, Anne. "Elder, Anne Josephine Chloe (1918 - 1976)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Canberra: Australian National University. 
  3. ^ "Results of the Fellowship of Australian Writers (Vic). Inc. 2010 National Literary Awards" (pdf). Fellowship of Australian Writers (Vic). Inc. 2011. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-29. 
  4. ^ 2008 National Literary Awards Results
  5. ^ Readings (Books, Music, Film). News. 5 May 2009
  6. ^ 2007 National Literary Awards
  7. ^ 2006 National Literary Awards Results p. 2.
  8. ^ 2004 National Literary Awards Results p. 2.
  9. ^ "Kathryn Lomer". The Write Stuff. Retrieved 2007-10-23. 
  10. ^ "Literature Board Members". Australia Council. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-23. 
  11. ^ "The Poetry of Jane Williams". Thylazine Foundation. Archived from the original on 2007-09-06. Retrieved 2007-10-23. 
  12. ^ "Australian Artists and Writers Directory - Y". Thylazine Foundation. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-10-23. 
  13. ^ "The Poetry of Jennifer Harrison". Thylazine Foundation. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-10-23. 
  14. ^ "The Poetry of Terry Whitebeach". Thylazine Foundation. Retrieved 2007-10-23. [dead link]
  15. ^ "Nicolette Stasko". Black Pepper Press. Archived from the original on 12 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-22. 
  16. ^ "Guide to the Papers of Jan Owen". Australian Defence Force Academy. Retrieved 2007-10-23. 
  17. ^ "Kate Llewellyn". Australian Poetry Library. University of Sydney, Copyright Agency Limited. Retrieved 2011-07-30. 
  18. ^ "Gig Ryan". Australian Poetry Library. University of Sydney, Copyright Agency Limited. Retrieved 2011-07-30. 
  19. ^ "Australian Artists and Writers Directory - Y". Thylazine Foundation. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-10-23. 
  20. ^ http://www.answers.com/topic/ann-elder

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