Praise and prize for poets

Surely Australia’s best known poet, thanks to a generation of HSC study, Bruce Dawe is set to receive an hon doc from his local university, U Sunshine Coast.

The University of Canberra poetry prize winner is announced. Eric Berlin from Syracuse NY wins the $15 000 award for a poem about “isolation, empathy and van Gogh”. Former VC Stephen Parker established the prize which continues under his successor, Deep Saini.


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