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Hogan wins Judith Wright Poetry Prize

Writer and primary school teacher Dan Hogan has won Overland’s Judith Wright Poetry Prize for new and emerging poets, worth $6000, for their poem ‘No Alarms’.

Lou Garcia-Dolnik placed second for ‘No language for white man’, and Grace Yee placed third for ‘Chinny chin chin’.  The winners were chosen from a shortlist of nine announced last month, by judges Ellen van Neerven, Michael Farrell and Toby Fitch.

The winning poems, along with the full judges’ report, will be published in Overland’s upcoming print edition.

For more information, see the Overland website here.


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