Mary Gilmore Prize

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The Mary Gilmore Prize for the best first book of poetry is given to a first book of poetry from the previous year. From 1998 to 2016, it was awarded every two years; prior to 1998 it was awarded annually.[1] It is conducted by the Association for the Study of Australian Literature and named after the writer and socialist Dame Mary Gilmore.

There is, (or was?) also a Mary Gilmore Award given for fiction.[2] In 1959 it went to David Denholm for his novel The Last Blue Sea.[3]

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  • List of awards given by the Association for the Study of Australian Literature