Mary Gilmore Award – Submissions now open!

Mary Gilmore Award – Submissions now open!

Submissions for the Mary Gilmore Award are now invited.
The Mary Gilmore Award is for a poet’s first book which contains 32 or more pages of poetry.

There is a 2-step process.

1. Deadline for the application form is 1 December 2021.
Application forms must be emailed to [email protected]

2. Publishers will need to submit volumes to the judges by 15 December 2021. 
Contact details for judges will be provided immediately on receipt of the Application Form.

Selection process
The awarding of the prize is administered and judged by a panel of three judges established by ASAL. The judges’ decision is final.

Chair: Dr. Quinn Eades
Panel members: Professor Paul Hetherington, Ms. Jill Jones

Queries should be directed to Professor Tanya Dalziell (ASAL Prize Coordinator)

Application forms and information can be found at: