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ACU Prize for Poetry
or ACU Literature Prize; or Australian Catholic University National Literature Prize; or ACU Prize for Literature; or Australian Catholic University Prize for Poetry; or ACU Poetry Prize; or Australian Catholic University Poetry Prize
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History

The Australian Catholic University Prize for Poetry (previously known at the ACU Literature Prize, is offered to Australian citizens, and residents. The winner receives a $10,000 prize.

The Prize was inaugurated in 2013. Each year a selection of the poems shortlisted, and the winners, are published as a collection, see [ACU Prize for Poetry Series].

Winners

2019 winner Revising Casuarinas i "You begin, as these days you do, with revision:", John Foulcher , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Solace : Poems from the 2019 ACU Prize for Poetry 2019; (p. 30-32)
2018 winner Athene Noctua i "Your memory brings no warmth, Minerva", Annie Hunter , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Empathy : Poems from the 2018 ACU Prize for Poetry 2018; (p. 23-25)
2016 winner The Horse i "She's at a loss, my daughter, in the drawing", Mark Tredinnick , 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: Loving Kindness : 2016 ACU Prize for Poetry 2016; (p. 42-44)
2015 winner Poetry Glass Kristen Lang , 2015 single work poetry
2014 winner Surgeon Mother i "It's almost simple to arrange", Helen Thurloe , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Language of Compassion : Poetry from the Second ACU Literature Prize 2014; (p. 44-45)
2013 inaugural winner The Dancer i "I soon had that routine:", Stephen Edgar , 2013 single work poetry
— Appears in: A Sudden Presence : Poetry from the Inaugural ACU Literature Prize 2013; (p. 32-34)
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