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Anne Elvey is a poet whose research in ecocriticism and biblical studies has been supported by the Melbourne College of Divinity and Monash University.

Personal Awards

2016 shortlisted Peter Porter Poetry Prize For 'Prelude to a Voice'.
2011 shortlisted The Newcastle Poetry Prize for 'Taking Leave of No.5'
2008 Highly Commended Max Harris Literary Award

Awards for Works

Prelude to a Voice "When Oedipus sank his thought into a ip for a diddle, the currents were shift and", Australian Book Review , March no. 379 2016 single work poetry
2016 shortlisted Peter Porter Poetry Prize
Kin 2014 selected work poetry

'Traversing diverse timescales and geographies, resolute in its attentiveness to social and ecological wrongs, Kin is nonetheless open to surprise and pitched towards the potential for renewal and reconnection. This collection composes a pilgrimage of sorts, whose elusive end, however variously essayed, is to witness the honour of things, to think/the way a leaf swallows the light. - Kate Rigby

'Anne Elvey's poems inhabit and elaborate an ecotone; they speak a shore the thin place between the word and the thing, between the living and the dead, between here and beyond, the diurnal and the eternal. These poems are the world without and the world within; they are both wild and refined, ecstatic and scholarly; they are a drawing room of rain. Elvey's poems walk a studious witness.- Mark Tredinnick

'Kin introduces a poet of spare, clean lines, acute lyrical perception, and delicate care for the world and people about her. It is a book to read and re-read. Kevin Hart ' (Publication summary)

2015 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry
Bayside Suburban "Port Phillip rucks & tears in the wind", Australian Book Review , March no. 339 2012 single work poetry
2012 shortlisted Peter Porter Poetry Prize
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