Thomas Shapcott Prize

Named in honour of a distinguished Queensland poet, the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize for an Unpublished Manuscript is committed to encouraging emerging Queensland poets. Now in its 11th year, this prestigious prize comes with total prize money of $3,000.

Previous winners: David Stavanger, Rachael Briggs, Nicholas Powell, Rosanna Licari, Jaya Savige, Rosanna Licari, Nathan Shepherdson, Angela Gardner, Sarah Holland-Batt, Felicity Plunkett

The 2014 Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize is now closed for submissions.

The winners of the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize will be announced at the opening of the Queensland Poetry Festival, 29 August 2014 at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts. QPF has the pleasure of administrating the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize on behalf of the Queensland Government, in partnership with University of Queensland Press.

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If you have any queries regarding this award please contact Queensland Poetry Festival in 07 3842 9990 during office hours or email qldpoetry@gmail.com anytime.

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