Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Melbourne Prize for Literature

Magisterium, my second collection of poetry, has been named as a finalist in the 2009 Melbourne Prize for Literature's Best New Writing category.

It's a unique award, run ever three years and open to just about every literary form, from poetry to fiction to non-fiction to theater. The only criteria is that award has to be 'for a piece of published or produced work of outstanding clarity, originality and creativity by a Victorian writer, 40 years or under.'

The range of work represented by the other finalists is very broad. Those finalists are:
It's great to be in such good company.

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