Overland announces Judith Wright Poetry Prize shortlist
The shortlist for the 2019 Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize for new and emerging poets has been announced.
The nine shortlisted poems are:
- ‘Chinny chin chin’ (Grace Yee)
- ‘Eulogy for Hasan’ (Alan Fyfe)
- ‘Kurnell’ (Luke Patterson)
- ‘Love, surveillance, cross-infection’ (Rose Hartley)
- ‘Government steals my rain’ (Gareth Morgan)
- ‘No alarms’ (Dan Hogan)
- ‘No language for white man’ (Lou Garcia-Dolnik)
- ‘So Long to the Tropics’ (Naomi Cammayo)
- ‘Felicity Conditions’ (Ursula Robinson-Shaw).
This year’s judges are Ellen van Neerven, Michael Farrell and Overland poetry editor Toby Fitch.
The winner receives $6000, the first runner-up is awarded $2000 and the second runner-up receives $1000. The three poems will be published in the first issue of Overland for 2020 in late March.
For more information, see the Overland website.