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History

Administered by the Fellowship of Australian Writers Victorian branch, this award is for an unpublished poem, or a suite of poems, between 14 and 60 lines, including epigraphs.

Winners

2016 winner Ben Walter

For 'Lagoon Sequence'.

2015 winner Mark O'Flynn For 'Lyudmila’s Cottage'.
2015 winner Ludmilla's Cottage i "In the valley mist curdles", Mark O'Flynn , 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2016 2016; (p. 99-101)
2014 winner Water's Edge i "She lies at peace, warm in black and white dreams, straight", Simon Kennedy , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2015 2015; (p. 139-141)
2005 winner Prey i "my father has an eagle on his chest you know a bird of prey flared wings spread talons", David Campbell , 2006 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Envelope Please : A Celebration of the Winners from the 2005 National Literary Awards 2006; (p. 117)
2001 winner Kevin Murray
2000 winner Time Out i "She'd left. She needed time to think.", Kevin Murray , 2002 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 3-4 August 2002; (p. 13) Geology : Poems 2005; (p. 15) Agenda , Spring/Summer vol. 41 no. 1-2 2005; (p. 105-106)
1999 joint winner Andy Kissane
1999 joint winner Joan Kerr
1998 winner Janine M. Fraser
1992 winner This is a Poem... i "This is a poem written on the long afternoon", Catherine Bateson , 1992 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Autumn vol. 51 no. 1 1992; (p. 20) Perseverance Poets' Collection 1991-1992 1992; (p. 10) Walking the Dogs : The Pariah Press Anthology 1994; (p. 23) Journal of Australian Studies , no. 59 1998; (p. 183) Family Ties : Australian Poems of the Family 1998; (p. 287-288) The Vigilant Heart 1998; (p. 10)
1991 joint winner The Satin Bowerbird i "The satin bowerbird is sleeping now.", Jean Kent , 1992 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 October 1992; (p. C9) The Satin Bowerbird 1998; (p. 13) A Slow Combusting Hymn : Poetry from and About Newcastle and the Hunter Region in Newcastle 2014; (p. 176)
1989 winner Exposed (for James, who Died of AIDS on 18 September, 1987) i "When death starts its process first we resist, hard to watch", Stephen J. Williams , 1990 single work poetry
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 120 1990; (p. 74) Perseverance Poets' Collection 1991-1992 1992; (p. 108)
1987 winner y separately published work icon The Shed Manifesto : Poems Tony Lintermans , Newham : Scribe , 1989 Z431412 1989 selected work poetry
1987 winner Women of Kefalos i "The first March sunshine draws them", Jena Woodhouse , 1987 single work poetry
— Appears in: Queensland Writer , vol. 1 no. 1 1987; (p. 24) Eros in Landscape 1989; (p. 24-25)
1986 winner Kevin Murray
1981 winner Mark O'Connor
1978 winner Frank McMahon
1976 winner Kevin Hart
1974 winner Alan Alexander
1972 Barbara Giles
1971 winner Alan Maxwell
1966 winner River Salvages : (A Conversation with Connie May Fowler's River of Hidden Dreams) i "you purr through the door", Patricia Sykes , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , vol. 56 no. 3-4 1997; (p. 636-640) Wire Dancing 1999; (p. 117-122)
winner Five Widows i "Do you curtesy, widows, and say thank you", Marg Harvey , 1998 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetrix , May no. 10 1998; (p. 1-3)
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