2019 Queensland Poetry Festival Award Winners
Queensland Poetry Festival would like to announce the winners for the three main Arts Queensland Poetry Awards: the Thomas Shapcott, the Val Vallis, and the XYZ.
THOMAS SHAPCOTT POETRY PRIZE
Luke Best Cadaver Dog
Gavin Yuan Gao
VAL VALLIS AWARD FOR AN UNPUBLISHED POEM
XYZ PRIZE FOR INNOVATION IN SPOKEN WORD
Highest Placed Queensland Entry
Congratulations to all winning and highly commended poets from QPF.
The winners of the Philip Bacon Award, Oodgeroo Noonuccal Indigenous Poetry Prize, and the Emerging Older Poets Mentorship Prize are:
OODGEROO NOONUCCAL INDIGENOUS POETRY PRIZE
PHILIP BACON EKPHRASIS POETRY AWARD
Claire Coleman/ Jane Frank/ Damen O’Brien
EMERGING OLDER POETS MENTORSHIP PRIZE
Congratulations to all the winning and highly commended poets from QPF.