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The University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize
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History

'The University of Canberra has established an international poetry prize. On behalf of the university, this is administered by the International Poetry Studies Institute (IPSI), part of the Centre for Creative and Cultural Research in the Faculty of Arts and Design.

'The prize celebrates the enduring significance of poetry to cultures everywhere in the world, and its ongoing and often seminal importance to world literatures. It marks the University of Canberra's commitment to creativity and imagination in all that it does, and builds on the work of the International Poetry Studies Institute in identifying poetry as a highly resilient and sophisticated human activity. It also builds on the activities of the Centre for Creative and Cultural Research, which conducts wide-ranging research into human creativity and culture.

'The University of Canberra's Vice-Chancellor's International Poetry Prize was offered for the first time in 2014.' (Award summary)

Winners

2015 winner Iconic Photo : Lee Miller In Munich, April, 1945 i "On a table beside his tub a small statue", Elizabeth Smither , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Underneath : The University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor's International Poetry Prize 2015 2015; (p. 10)
2014 winner Dazzled i "A song swelled, caught the wind like a sail, billowing", David Adès , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Dazzled : The University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor's International Poetry Prize 2014; (p. 12-13) The Sydney Morning Herald , 9 September 2014; Australian Poetry Anthology 2015; (p. 116-117)
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