Australian Book Review welcomes entries in the fourteenth Peter Porter Poetry Prize, which is now worth a total of AU$8,500. All poets writing in English are eligible, regardless of where they live.
The Porter Prize is one of Australia’s most lucrative and respected awards for poetry. It honours the life and work of the great Australian poet Peter Porter (1929–2010), an honoured contributor to ABR for many years.
First Prize: $5,000 and Arthur Boyd’s etching and aquatint The unicorn and the angel, 1975 from the series The lady and the unicorn, 1975. Second Prize: $2,000. Shortlisted Poets: $500. All five shortlisted poems will be published in the magazine.
Poems must not exceed 75 lines and must be written in English.
Entries close at midnight on December 3, 2017.