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2024 Peter Porter Poetry Prize



Posted on 4 July 2023

9 October 2023

Who may enter
Entries are welcome from poets anywhere in the world. There is no age limit.

Short description
The contest is organized by the Australian Book Review. 

“ The Peter Porter Poetry Prize is one of Australia's most prestigious prizes for a new poem. The Prize – open to all poets writing in English – is named after the great Australian poet Peter Porter (1929–2010).

Entries must be a single poem of no more than 70 lines, written in English. Poems can be on any subject and in any style.

Poems must not have been previously published. 

Entries must be submitted online via the ABR website.

Entry fees
Each entry must be accompanied by an entry fee of AU$30, or AU$20 for current ABR subscribers.

The winner will receive AU$6,000.
The other four shortlisted poets will each receive AU$1,000.

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.