Mary Gilmore Prize

The Mary Gilmore Prize for the best first book of poetry is given to a first book of poetry from the previous year. From 1998 to 2016, it was awarded every two years; prior to 1998 it was awarded annually.[1] It is conducted by the Association for the Study of Australian Literature and named after the writer and socialist Dame Mary Gilmore.

There is, (or was?) also a Mary Gilmore Award given for fiction.[2] In 1959 it went to David Denholm for his novel The Last Blue Sea.[3]

Winners by yearEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL) - Awards | AustLit: Discover Australian Stories". www.austlit.edu.au. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Novel Contest Won by Bank Clerk". The Sydney Morning Herald. 1 January 1959. Retrieved 16 March 2015.
  3. ^ Boadle, Don. "David Denholm". CSU.edu.au. Charles Sturt University. Retrieved 16 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Eades wins 2018 Mary Gilmore Award | Books+Publishing". Retrieved 2018-07-06.
  5. ^ "Aden Rolfe wins the 2017 Mary Gilmore Award", Giramondo Publishing
  6. ^ "11 July 2014 : Week in Review", Sydney Review of Books
  7. ^ "Fiona Wright wins the Dame Mary Gilmore Award", Giramondo Publishing

External linksEdit

  • List of awards given by the Association for the Study of Australian Literature