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NBC Turnbull Fox Phillips Poetry Prize
Subcategory of NBC Banjo Awards
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Winners

1997 winner y separately published work icon The Blue Cloud of Crying Peter Boyle , Sydney : Hale and Iremonger , 1997 Z197117 1997 selected work poetry
1996 winner y separately published work icon Things Happen Philip Hodgins , Pymble : Angus and Robertson , 1995 Z315489 1995 selected work poetry humour
1995 joint winner y separately published work icon The Monkey's Mask Dorothy Porter , South Melbourne : Hyland House , 1994 Z528794 1994 single work novel crime (taught in 31 units)
1995 joint winner y separately published work icon Coming Home from the World Peter Boyle , Wollongong : Five Islands Press Scarp Productions , 1994 Z189465 1994 selected work poetry
1994 winner y separately published work icon Peninsula Dorothy Hewett , South Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 1994 Z392162 1994 selected work poetry
1993 winner y separately published work icon Translations from the Natural World Les Murray , Paddington : Isabella Press , 1992 Z208589 1992 selected work poetry Translations from the Natural World, Les Murray's new collection of poems, is, like all his work, rich in inventiveness, perception, and a rare delight in the mimetic powers of language. Its centerpiece is 'Presence', a sequence of forty 'translations from the natural world' about a variety of natural settings and their amazing denizens. Lyre birds, honeycombs, sea lions, cuttlefish, and possums all act as spurs to Murray's protean talents for description and imitation. As Lachlan MacKinnon wrote in The Times Literary Supplement, 'These poems, a grand tour of the given, are a great hymn to the particularities in which God's creative generosity is expressed, and they will be widely enjoyed and admired. Their technical and linguistic largesse confirms . . . that Les Murray is one of the very finest poets in whom the English language is now at work.' (Libraries Australia)
1992 winner y separately published work icon Conquistadors Caroline Caddy , Ringwood : Penguin , 1991 Z280370 1991 selected work poetry
1991 winner y separately published work icon Dog Fox Field : Poems Les Murray , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1990 Z54849 1990 selected work poetry
1990 winner y separately published work icon The Clean Dark Robert Adamson , Sydney : Paper Bark Press , 1989 Z367130 1989 selected work poetry
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