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Michael Thwaites Poetry Award
Subcategory of ACT Writers Centre's Literary Awards
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History

Formerly the ACT Writers Centre Poetry Award

The Michael Thwaites Poetry Award is named after the Australian poet who passed away in Canberra at age ninety in 2005. The award is administrated by the ACT Writers' Centre. 

Winners

2015 winner Ode to a Papermate Inkjoy 100 i "Who can say who picked up whom?", Penny O'Hara , 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2016 2016; (p. 188)
2014 winner Stilettos i "The diminutive bride, her maids, mother,", Robyn Lance , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2015 2015; (p. 210)
2014 winner Robyn Lance for 'Stilettos'
2013 winner Ode to a Toothbrush Penny O'Hara , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2014 2014; (p. 183)
2012 winner I Would Say Something of Water Isi Unikowski , 2013 single work poetry
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2013 2013; (p. 256-258)
2011 winner Views i "Tramping up the Pennine Way, we take a break", Jane Vaughan Donnelly , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Studio : A Journal of Christians Writing , Autumn no. 94 2004; (p. 23) ACTWrite , March vol. 18 no. 2 2012; (p. 13)
2010 winner Until This i "Death was, once, a slivered lizard", Kristen Roberts , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: ACTWrite , February vol. 17 no. 1 2011; (p. 11)
2010 winner y separately published work icon Until This Kristen Roberts , 2010 (Manuscript version)x402150 Z1751778 2010 single work poetry
2009 winner An End to Life i "An unknown road on a cumulus day,", Kristen Roberts , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Quadrant , May vol. 54 no. 5 2010; (p. 12) Quadrant , July-August vol. 54 no. 7/8 2010; (p. 51) ACTWrite , September vol. 16 no. 8 2010; (p. 11) The Green Fuse 2010; (p. 68)
2002 winner Christopher Palmer
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