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Gregory Piko Gregory Piko i(8062211 works by) (a.k.a. Greg Piko)
Born: Established: 1955 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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Gregory Piko resides in Yass, New South Wales (as at 2014). He has been writing haiku since 2003 and free verse since 2010. Gregory received a 2010 Touchstone Award from The Haiku Foundation (USA) and first prize in the New Zealand Poetry Society’s 2011 Haiku Competition. His free verse was shortlisted for the 2011 Page Seventeen poetry competition, appeared in The Best Australian Poems 2012 and was joint winner of the 2013 WB Yeats Poetry Prize.

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Most Referenced Works


  • In addition to awards noted individually, Gregory Piko's work has won the following awards:

    • 2010: Touchstone Award from The Haiku Foundation USA 2010 (for untitled haiku 'a crow at dusk –').
    • 2011: First Prize and the Jeanette Stace Memorial Prize in the New Zealand Poetry Society's International Haiku Competition 2011 (for untitled haiku 'her grandson's lips').
    • 2013: Second Prize in the Yass Show Society's Open Poetry Competition (for 'I Can Love Alone).
    • 2014: Third Prize and Best Local Poet in the Yass Show Society Open Poetry Competition (for 'We Met in the Valley').

Personal Awards

2013 joint winner W. B. Yeats Poetry Prize for Australia For 'The Man with Only One Eye'.

Awards for Works

Remembering Laszlo i "Did you spend your life", 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: Page Seventeen , no. 9 2011; (p. 180-181)
2011 shortlisted Page Seventeen Poetry Competition
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