Friday, September 21, 2012
National Rosemary Dobson ditched for new local
The ACT Government has announced a new ACT poetry prize. Full information to follow in November, but good news for ACT poets with the $3000 prize for a single poem by an ACT-based poet and 2 x $1000 runners up. This new prize replaces the previous $2000 David Campbell Prize for a poem by a local poet and is unfortunately at the expense of the $3000 Rosemary Dobson Poetry Prize, a national award. The loss of the national prize is disappointing to say the least.
Pleased to see Poetry at the God’s funded again after missing out last year, alongside support for Manning Clark House’s proposal for a poetry and music program. To build to build…