The Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize was established to commemorate the life and work of the late Vincent Buckley; poet, critic and Professor of English at the University of Melbourne. It is a biennial award that is offered alternately to enable a poet writing in Australia to visit Ireland and to facilitate the visit of a poet writing in Ireland, to Melbourne. This year the prize is to be awarded to a poet writing in Ireland to visit Australia in 2020.
To be eligible for award of the prize, the poet must present a group or volume or volumes or oeuvre of poems written in English by himself or herself
It is expected that you will have been published for commercial distribution. The value of the prize is inclusive of airfares and living expenses.
Deadline 8 July 2019 & please click here to submit application.