The 2020 ACU Prize for Poetry

Closing date: 6 July 2020

The 2020 ACU Prize for Poetry will be awarded for outstanding poetry with the theme GENEROSITY, reflecting on Katerina Stoykova Klemer’s supposition, “If the truth doesn’t set you free, generosity of spirit will.”

The prize recognises and supports the importance of poetry in Australian culture and the part it can play in the spiritual life of both those writing it and those reading it.

Winners will be announced on Tuesday 22 September in Melbourne.

  • 1st Prize: $10,000 
  • 2nd Prize: $5,000 
  • 3rd Prize: $3,000 

Entry Fee $25 per entry. 

For more information about this year’s Prize, FAQ, How to Submit your Entry online, previous winning poems and chapbook purchases, please visit the following page on the Australian Catholic University website:

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