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Winners (also see subcategories)8455944

2016 winner John Watson
2014 joint winner Anthony Lawrence For 'Itinerary'.
2014 joint winner Debi Hamilton For 'Red Riding Hood Grows Old'.
2013 winner Now You Shall Know i "The aeroplane is hung in the sky from a clever hook, so we seem", Jennifer Compton , 2013 single work poetry
— Appears in: Now You Shall Know : Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 2013 2013; (p. 6-7) Quadrant , May vol. 58 no. 5 2014; (p. 72-73) Falling and Flying : Poems on Ageing 2015; (p. 134-136)
2012 winner Coastline i "I walked along the cliff-top at around eleven", David Musgrave , 2012 single work poetry
— Appears in: Coastline : Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 2012; (p. 11) The Best Australian Poems 2013 2013; (p. 35-38)
2011 winner The Wombat Vedas i "The first night, I sit on the porch eating rice", Mark Tredinnick , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Wombat Vedas : Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 2011 2011; (p. 6-16) Completely Surrounded : Thirty Years of the Newcastle Poetry Prize 1981-2011 2011; (p. 264-276)
2011 winner Mark Tredinnick for 'The Wombat Vedas'
2010 winner An Allegory of Edward Trouble Duncan Hose , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Completely Surrounded : Thirty Years of the Newcastle Poetry Prize 1981-2011 2011; (p. 257-263)
2009 winner Cassandra Vegas Patricia Sykes , 2009 sequence poetry
— Appears in: The Night Road : Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 2009 2009; (p. 141-146) Completely Surrounded : Thirty Years of the Newcastle Poetry Prize 1981-2011 2011; (p. 249-255)
2008 winner The Baby Boomers i "It is the present,", David Musgrave , 2008 single work poetry
— Appears in: To Sculpt the Moment : Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 2008 2008; (p. 17-21) Completely Surrounded : Thirty Years of the Newcastle Poetry Prize 1981-2011 2011; (p. 243-247) A Slow Combusting Hymn : Poetry from and About Newcastle and the Hunter Region in Newcastle 2014; (p. 216-219) Falling and Flying : Poems on Ageing 2015; (p. 38-43)
2007 winner Eclogues i "The first ten steps from the house to the shed, I break", Mark Tredinnick , 2007 single work poetry
— Appears in: Eclogues : The 2007 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 2007; (p. 15-20) Fire Diary 2010; (p. 35-40) Completely Surrounded : Thirty Years of the Newcastle Poetry Prize 1981-2011 2011; (p. 236-241)
2006 winner Eve 1528 i "you have invented my soul", Nathan Shepherdson , 2006 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Honey Fills the Cone : Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 2006 2006; (p. 9-14) Apples with Human Skin 2009; (p. 115-122) Completely Surrounded : Thirty Years of the Newcastle Poetry Prize 1981-2011 2011; (p. 228-233)
2005 winner Zoos for the Dead i "I have two things: a parrot, and a house by the water.", Emma Scully Jones , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Sunweight : The 2005 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 2005; The Striped World 2009; (p. 45-52) Completely Surrounded : Thirty Years of the Newcastle Poetry Prize 1981-2011 2011; (p. 218-226)
2004 winner Bucolic Plague Peter Kirkpatrick , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Cool Breath Burn : Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 2004 2004; Completely Surrounded : Thirty Years of the Newcastle Poetry Prize 1981-2011 2011; (p. 212-216)
2000 winner Preservation : Things in Glass i "Hieronymous Bosch's choleric and full-of-dread", Philip Salom , 2001 sequence poetry
— Appears in: A Cretive Life 2001; (p. 18-26) Time's Collision with the Tongue : The Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology : 2000 2001; (p. 1-7) Completely Surrounded : Thirty Years of the Newcastle Poetry Prize 1981-2011 2011; (p. 176-184)
1999 winner Approaching the Edge i "What did they suppose, those Age of Discovery mariners,", Brook Emery , 1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Argument from Desire : The 1999 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1999; (p. 11-15) New Music : An Anthology of Contemporary Australian Poetry 2001; (p. 129-133) The Puncher & Wattmann Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009; (p. 92-95) Completely Surrounded : Thirty Years of the Newcastle Poetry Prize 1981-2011 2011; (p. 169-174)
1997 winner Skinned by Light i "Wind shear over mountain grass", Anthony Lawrence , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Nightjar : The 1997 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1997; (p. 87-89)

— Appears in: New and Selected Poems 1998; (p. 284-286) Skinned by Light : Poems 1989 - 2002 2002; (p. 89-91) Completely Surrounded : Thirty Years of the Newcastle Poetry Prize 1981-2011 2011; (p. 162-164)
1996 winner Elegy for My Father i "You were a true fisherman: you would fish", Philip Salom , 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: The New World Tattoo : The 1996 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1996; (p. 107-112) New and Selected Poems 1998; (p. 258-263) Completely Surrounded : Thirty Years of the Newcastle Poetry Prize 1981-2011 2011; (p. 140-145)
1995 winner Drowning Ophelia : The Madness Poems Roland Leach , 1995 sequence poetry
— Appears in: Let Dark Memory Bloom 1995; (p. 43-47) Drowning Ophelia 2000; (p. 9-13) Completely Surrounded : Thirty Years of the Newcastle Poetry Prize 1981-2011 2011; (p. 135-138)
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