Entries for the Peter Porter Poetry Prize (now worth $8,500) are closing soon!

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Australian Book Review welcomes entries in the fourteenth Peter Porter Poetry Prize. The Porter Prize, which is worth a total of AU$8,500, is open until midnight 3 December 2017.\

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. All poets writing in English are eligible to enter.

Judges: John Hawke, Bill Manhire, and Jen Webb

First Prize: AU$5,000 and Arthur Boyd’s etching and aquatint The lady and the unicorn, 1975
Second Prize: AU$2,000
Three other shortlisted poets: AU$500 each

Poems must not exceed 75 lines and must be written in English.

Deadline for entries is midnight 3 December 2017

Click here for more information about the 2018 Porter Prize or to enter online.

Before entering the Porter Prize, all poets must read the Terms and Conditions.Please read our Frequently Asked Questions before contacting us with queries about the Porter Prize.

Click here for more information about past winners.

We gratefully acknowledge the long-standing support of Ms Morag Fraser AM and our ABR patrons. The print is donated by Mr Ivan Durrant in honour of Georges Mora.

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