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Henry Kendall Poetry Award
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History

'Offered by Central Coast Poets Incorporated. The award is ‘judged blind’ by critically acclaimed poetry judges. 

'In addition to the three cash prizes, 50 short-listed poems will be included in the 2017 Central Coast Poets’ anthology, published in the latter half of the year in both hard-copy and electronic form.

'The competition attracts entries from both established writers and emerging poets alike, Australia wide.' (http://fawnsw.org.au/henry-kendall-poetry-award-2017/)

Winners

2017 winner Margaret Olley's Flannel Flowers i "Pandanus trees rim a small beach, stagger-lurch-stuck at the back of", Vanessa Page , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: Ear to Earth : An Anthology of Australian Poetry 2017 2017; (p. 12)
2000 winner Joan Kerr
1989 winner Poems After the Death of a Child : 1 : In the Pale Morning i "In the pale morning by a picture window,", Jean Kent , 1991 single work poetry
— Appears in: Practising Breathing 1991; (p. 90-92)
1988 winner y separately published work icon Remote Corners Graeme Hetherington , Sandy Bay : Twelvetrees Publishing , 1986 Z119545 1986 selected work poetry
1988 winner Listening for Lorikeets in Birkley Road i "Listen: up a hill, lorikeets shrill.", Jean Kent , 1990 single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , December vol. 35 no. 4 1990; (p. 91-92) Practising Breathing 1991; (p. 38-39)
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