Shortlist for Blake Poetry Prize


The NSW Writers’ Centre and the Blake Society announced the shortlist for the 2011 Blake Poetry Prize on 8 August.

The Copyright Agency congratulates the shortlisted members below.

  • Anthony Lawrence for Winging It
  • Verity Laughton for The Fox Man
  • Ron Pretty for Being So Caught Up
  • Mark Tredinnick for At Home on a Sunday Trying to Find Nothing to Do

The Prize recognises Australian poets who have explored spiritual and religious themes in a new 100-line poem. The winner receives a $5,000 prize and will be announced at the opening of the 60th Blake Prize Exhibition at the National Art School Gallery in Darlinghurst, Sydney on 15 September.

For further information, visit the NSW Writers’ Centre website.

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