Peter Porter: Poems


  • 1983 Duff Cooper Memorial Prize for his first Collected Poems
  • 1988 Whitbread Poetry Award for Automatic Oracle
  • 1990 Australian Literature Society Gold Medal for Possible Worlds
  • 1997 Age Book of the Year Poetry Prize Co-winner for Dragons in their Pleasant Places
  • 1998 The First King's Lynn Award for Merit in Poetry
  • 2000 Philip Hodgins Memorial Medal at the Mildura Writer's Festival[8]
  • 2002 Forward Poetry Prize for Max Is Missing
  • 2002 Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry
  • 2004 Medal of the Order of Australia[9]
  • 2004 Honorary Fellow of the English Association, UK
  • 2007 Royal Society of Literature Companion of Literature
  • 2009 Honorary Doctorate, Nottingham Trent University
  • 2009 Age Book of the Year Poetry Prize for Better Than God

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