Inside the Australian and New Zealand book industry

Image. Advertisement:

‘ABR’ Peter Porter Poetry Prize 2018 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2018 Australian Book Review (ABR) Peter Porter Poetry Prize has been announced.

The shortlisted poets are:

  • Eileen Chong (Sydney)
  • Katherine Healy (Adelaide)
  • L K Holt (Melbourne)
  • Tracey Slaughter (New Zealand)
  • Nicholas Wong (Hong Kong).

The overall winner of the $5000 prize will be announced on 19 March, with the runner-up to receive $2000. All the shortlisted poems will be published in the March issue of ABR.

For more information about the prize, visit the ABR website.

Image (left to right): Eileen Chong (photograph by Charlene Winfred Photography), Katherine Healy, L K Holt (photograph by Nicholas Walton-Healey), Tracey Slaughter, Nicholas Wong (photograph by Sum at Grainy Studio).


Category: Local news