The ACU Prize for Poetry aims to support Australian poets and to continue the rich Catholic Church tradition of patronising the arts.. The prize is one of the most prestigious and lucrative poetry prizes in Australia, receiving significant media coverage and drawing the attention of the nation’s literary community.
Fees Notice: This project charges fees (or requires purchases) for all submissions.
Important: Limited Demographic: Submissions are restricted to citizens or permanent residents of Australia, students studying at Australian universities.
Country of Publication & Year Established
Australia||Established in 2013
Publication Medium & Contest Frequency
|Print Publication ||Print Publication||Awarded 1 x per year.
Poetry Temp Closed
- Open to a broad Audience, including: Australians.
- Poetry Forms:
- Open to all/most Forms.
- Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
- Other (May vary).
|Poem Poem||Up to 60 lines.|
- Winner's Prize:
- We list broad pay categories rather than prize specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
|Professional payment (US$50 or more per poem) Professional payment (US$50 or more per poem).|
| OK|| No|| No|| No|| OK||Text format submissions |
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