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Winners

2014 joint winner y separately published work icon Breaking the Days Jill Jones , Geelong : Whitmore Press , 2015 8884276 2015 selected work poetry

'Breaking the Days explores a daily world of uneasy things - machine presences, breakages, scraps and dreams - where logic and the household gods are disturbed. Its powerful, stripped-down lyricism is full of questions, disquiet and curious sightings that release days from their common assumptions and offers a bracing slant on this unsettling world.' (Publication summary)

2014 joint winner y separately published work icon Hoard Tracy Ryan , Geelong : Whitmore Press , 2015 8884237 2015 selected work poetry

'he poems in Tracy Ryan's latest collection move on 'feet of drought and tinder' from Australia to the bogs of Ireland, drawing on many eras, to test the edges of both a cutover myth and a real landscape in need of recognition and preservation. What emerges from this poetic bogland is a hoard, an archive of histories and wishes, bright gold 'glimpses yielding up fragments then closing over'.' (Publication summary)

2013 winner y separately published work icon The Thin Bridge Andy Jackson , Geelong : Whitmore Press , 2014 8026353 2014 selected work poetry
2012 winner y separately published work icon Listening to the Mopokes Go Lucy Todd , Geelong : Whitmore Press , 2013 6844476 2013 selected work poetry
2011 joint winner y separately published work icon Bowra B. R. Dionysius , Geelong : Whitmore Press , 2013 Z1930253 2013 selected work poetry
2011 joint winner y separately published work icon Snowline Jo Langdon , Geelong : Whitmore Press , 2012 Z1863886 2012 selected work poetry
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