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Nominees 2021

Anne Casey

Nominations: 2021

Category: Literature

Location: Northbridge, NSW 2063, New South Wales, Australia

About Anne: Originally from the west of Ireland and living in Sydney, Anne Casey is an award-winning poet/writer and author of two critically acclaimed poetry ... Read More


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Work Description

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Originally from the west of Ireland, Anne Casey is a poet and writer living in Sydney, Australia. Over a 30-year career, she has worked as a business journalis... Read More

  • 2020 • 1st Place in Into the Void Poetry Prize 2020 (Canada). • 1st... Read More
  • - Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Poetry Ireland and the Resea... Read More
  • 2019 • 2nd Place & Highly Commended in Planet in Peril Poetry Compe... Read More
  • 2018 • 1st Prize in 2018 Alice Sinclair Memorial Writing Competitio... Read More
  • 2016: Approved by Board of Australian performing rights organisati... Read More
Project Details

'out of emptied cups' is a poetry collection which explores what it means to be human—a consciousness contained within a shell that dictates so much of what our experience of life will be. Including internationally award-winning and shortlisted pieces, these strongly felt poems interrogate wha... Read More

  • 'out of emptied cups'
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'where the lost things go' is a poetry collection which traces the experience of losing oneself through life’s most formative journeys. Fly back and forth through four decades in narratives bridging the west of Ireland and Australia – buffeted by grief, betrayal and dislocation; gliding on hope a... Read More

  • 'where the lost things go'
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'the light we cannot see' is a poetry collection which traverses a globe caught in the combined turmoil of the climate crisis, COVID-19 and humanitarian unrest, as seen through the eyes of a mother worried for her children's futures and an exiled daughter struggling with loss and separation from ... Read More

  • 'the light we cannot see'
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In this lyrical, often wry, sometimes heartbreaking and just occasionally horrifying selection of poems, internationally award-winning poet, Anne Casey invites you to step into her shoes, take a self-guided cruise through the State of Womanhood with its redacted facts and multiple travel warnings... Read More

  • 'Portrait of a woman walking home'