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C.J. Dennis Memorial Poetry Competition

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This award was offered by The Herald Melbourne in conjunction with the Victorian Government.

Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2003

winner Night Shift Suzanne Edgar , single work poetry

Year: 2002

winner Uriarra Suzanne Edgar , single work poetry

Year: 1976

winner (Open Section) The Buladelah-Taree Holiday Song Cycle i "The people are eating dinner in that country north of Legge's Lake;", Les Murray , 1976 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Herald , 7 September 1976; (p. 17) Ethnic Radio : Poems 1977; (p. 28-38) Antaeus , no. 30-31 1978; The Golden Apples of the Sun : Twentieth Century Australian Poetry 1980; (p. 189-199) The Vernacular Republic : Poems 1961-1981 1982; (p. 159-170) Cross-Country : A Book of Australian Verse 1984; (p. 208-217)

— Appears in: Ein ganz gewohnlicher Regenbogen : Gedichte 1996; (p. 36-47)

Year: 197 CE

winner What's a Hectare to Me or I to a Hectare? i "I don't begrudge the scientists and the young", Merle Glasson , 1986 single work poetry
— Appears in: Gently Jolting Back to Earth 1986; (p. 55) Selected Poems 1988; (p. 68)

Works About this Award

A Winner, North of Little Lon 1976 single work column
— Appears in: The Herald , 7 September 1976; (p. 2)