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The Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize 2018

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The 2018 Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize will be awarded to an Australian poet to travel to Ireland in 2018.

The Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize was established to commemorate the life and work of the late Vincent Buckley; poet, critic and Professor of English at the University of Melbourne. It is a biennial award that is offered alternately to enable an Australian poet to visit Ireland and to facilitate the visit of an Irish poet to Melbourne. The Prize, which has been made available through generous donations from family and friends of Vincent Buckley, provides the recipient with a return airfare, and a contribution towards living expenses.

The benefit on offer is $12,000 (inclusive of airfares and living expenses).

To be eligible for award of the prize, the poet must present a group or volume or volumes or oeuvre of poems written in English by themselves:

  • The prize is to be awarded to an Australian poet
  • It is expected that you will have been published for commercial distribution
  • The value of the prize is inclusive of airfares and living expenses
Applications close 29 May 2017. 

Visit the website for more details here.

Website:
http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/scholarships/prizes-and-scholarships/the-vincent-buckley-poetry-prize

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