Wednesday, 13 February 2008

John Kinsella wins Christopher Brennan Award

The Fellowship of Australian Writers (Vic) announced West Australian poet, John Kinsella, as this year's winner of the Christopher Brennan Award.

The Christopher Brennan is given to an "Australian poet who has written work of sustained quality and distinction".

It was first awarded in 1973 and previous recipients include John Tranter, Dorothy Porter, Bruce Dawe, Gwen Harwood, Faye Zwicky, Les Murray, Peter Porter, Philip Salom and Geoff Page.

The Awards Presentation Ceremony will take place on Friday 28 March at Deakin University in Melbourne.

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