MPU 22nd INTERNATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION RESULTS

Thanks to all who attended the MPU International Poetry Awards night on Friday 27 November. It was a wonderful night of celebration. Congratulations to all entrants and many thanks to Claire Gaskin for her thoughtful and considered judging.

Full list of winners below.

22nd INTERNATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION RESULTS

Judge: Claire Gaskin

Major prizes

First Prize ($1,500) Painter                                                     

Debi Hamilton  (VIC)

Second Prize ($500) Cartography in the Afternoon       

Debi Hamilton (VIC)     

Third Prize ($200) Darby Put a Spell on You/When the Stars Begin to Fall

James Walton (VIC)                                      

 

The Martin Downey Award for Urban Realism ($100)

Donated by Snap Printing Heidelberg

Genius                                                                                

Nicholas Eldridge (VIC)

 

Highly Commended: Prizes (vouchers) kindly donated by

 Black Pepper Press,  The Paperback Bookshop, Collected Works, Bookshop of Poetry & Ideas (Donated by Wendy Fleming)

Dancing Time and Space                                                                  

Jenny Blackford (VIC)

The Clocks in the Tearooms Are Ten minutes Fast                                  

Anna Fern (VIC)

One Eight Six                                   

James Walton (VIC)

Commended : Books prizes kindly donated by Black Inc.                             

On First Looking in the junk-mail Catalogues::                                                 

Isi Unikowski  (ACT) 

My Poetry  Like a Shovel:                                                           

Roxanne Bodsworth (Eldorado, VIC)

 Cockatoo: a Cautionary                                                                                          

Anne Carson (VIC)

Pulse                                       

Ben Oost  (VIC)

Where Are You From?

Ignatius Kim (VIC)

MRI                                                                           

Ron Heard  (QLD)                                                                         

 

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2 thoughts on “MPU 22nd INTERNATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION RESULTS”

  1. Congratulations to all our winners and special thanks to everyone who joined us for the Awards Night at Collected Works. Hope you all had as much fun as I did.

    Cheers,
    Steve Smart
    President
    Melbourne Poets Union

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