Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry

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The Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry is awarded annually as part of the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards for a book of collected poems or for a single poem of substantial length published in book form.[1] It is named after Kenneth Slessor (1901–1971).

The prize currently comes with a A$30,000 cash award.[1]

Winners and Shortlists[edit]

2014[edit]

2013[edit]

2012[edit]

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2003[edit]

2002[edit]

  • Winner: Alan WearneThe Lovemakers, Penguin Books Australia
  • Robert AdamsonMulberry Leaves: New & Selected Poems: 1970–2001, Paper Bark Press
  • Martin HarrisonSummer, Paper Bark Press
  • Dorothy HewettHalfway Up the Mountain, Fremantle Arts Centre Press
  • Bronwyn LeaFlight Animals, University of Queensland Press
  • Gig RyanHeroic Money, Brandl & Schlesinger
  • John TranterUltra, Brandl & Schlesinger

2001[edit]

2000[edit]

1999 and before[edit]

Award winners:[2]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Web page, accessed November 5, 2006
  2. ^ New South Wales Ministry of Culture Web site, official list of past winners