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Winner 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

Congratulations Anne

Our heartiest congratulations to iWGA 2019 winners. We are proud of you and so is the Nation. Keep shining & motivating others.

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'
Project Details

'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'
Project Details

'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'
Project Details

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'