Christopher Brennan Award

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The Christopher Brennan Award (formerly known as the Robert Frost Prize)[1] is an Australian award given for lifetime achievement in poetry. The award, established circa 1976,[2] takes the form of a bronze plaque; it recognizes a poet who produces work of "sustained quality and distinction".[3] It is awarded by the Fellowship of Australian Writers and is named after the poet Christopher Brennan.

Recipients[edit]

The award has been made posthumously on occasion - to Francis Webb, James McAuley and David Campbell. Other winners include: Thomas Shapcott, Fay Zwicky.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Wilde et al. (1994)
  2. ^ Sullivan (2005)
  3. ^ Entry at Australian Government Culture and Recreation portal

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