Internationally award-winning poet and writer

awards


Anne Casey has won or featured in poetry, writing and related awards in Ireland, the USA, the UK, Hong Kong, Canada and Australia:


2024


  • Awarded the American Association of Australasian Literary Studies Poetry Prize 2024  (1st Prize).


  • Shortlisted for The London Magazine Poetry Prize 2024.


  • Highly Commended in the Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Competition 2024.


  • Commended in the Troubadour International Poetry Prize 2023  (awarded in February 2024).


  • Longlisted for the Gwen Harwood Poetry Prize 2024.


  • Longlisted for the Red Room Poetry Fellowship 2024.


2023


  • Awarded Distinguished Favorite  in the NYC Big Book Awards 2023 for 'Some Days The Bird', a poetry collection coauthored by Anne Casey and Heather Bourbeau and published by Beltway Editions.


  • Finalist in the American Writers Review Contest 2023.


  • Finalist in the Joanne Burns/Spineless Wonders Microlit Awards 2024  - announced in 2023.


  • Nominated for the Best of the Net Awards 2023  by Trasna  literary journal.


  • Shorlisted for the UTS Writing Competition 2023.


  • Selected for  Best Australian Science Writing 2023.


  • Longlisted for the Live Canon International Poetry Prize 2023.


2022


  • Awarded 1st Prize in the Henry Lawson Poetry Competition 2022   (Australia).


  • Awarded 2nd Prize in the New York Encounter Poetry Contest 2022  (USA).


  • Awarded 3rd Prize in the Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust 'Poems for Patience' Competition 2022  (Ireland).


  • Highly Commended in the New Zealand Poetry Society International Poetry Prize 2022.


  • Highly Commended in the Society of Women Writers NSW Book Awards 2022  (Australia) for 'the light we cannot see' poetry collection.


  • Commended in the W B Yeats Poetry Prize for Australia 2022.


  • Finalist in the Eyelands International Book Awards 2022  for "Portrait of a Woman Walking Home' poetry collection.


  • Semi-Finalist in the Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize 2022  (45th Annual Literary Awards, Nimrod Journal,  USA).


  • Shortlisted for the International Rubery Book Award 2022  (UK) for 'Portrait of a Woman Walking Home' poetry collection.


  • Shortlisted for the Red Room Poetry Fellowship 2022  (Australia).


  • Shortlisted for the ACU Poetry Prize 2022  (Australia).


  • Shortlisted for The Plough Poetry Prize 2022  (UK).


  • Shortlisted for the Live Canon International Poetry Prize 2022  (UK) - final results pending.


  • Shortlisted for the Bedford Poetry Prize 2021  (UK) - announced in January 2022.


  • Shortlisted for the National Writing Competition 2022  (Society of Women Writers New South Wales, Australia).


  • Shortlisted for the Society of Women Writers NSW Book Awards 2022  (Australia) for 'Portrait of a Woman Walking Home' poetry collection.


  • Longlisted for Poetry Book Awards 2022  (UK) for 'Portrait of a Woman Walking Home' poetry collection.


  • Longlisted for Poetry Book Awards 2022  (UK) for 'the light we cannot see' poetry collection.



2021


  • Awarded 1st Prize in the American Writers Review Contest 2021.


  • Winner of the 2021 iWoman Global Award  in the field of Literature.


  • Awarded 1st Prize in University of Technology Sydney Three Minute Thesis Competition 2021 - Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences.


  • Awarded 2nd Prize in the Crosswinds Poetry Contest 2020  (USA - announced in 2021).


  • Honor Prize in Naji Naaman Literary Prizes 2021  (International/Lebanon).


  • Highly Commended in the Anthology Poetry Award 2020   (Ireland) - announced in January 2021.


  • Highly Commended in the Amnesty International Poetry for Social Justice Competition 2021  ​(UK).


  • Shortlisted for the Bridport Prize 2021  (UK).


  • Shortlisted and Commended in the Tom Collins Poetry Prize 2020  (Fellowship of Australian Writers, Western Australia) - announced in February 2021.


  • Shortlisted for the Bedford Poetry Prize 2020  (UK) -announced in January 2021.


  • Shortlisted for the Anthology Poetry Award 2021  (Ireland).


  • Longlisted for Live Canon International Poetry Prize 2021  (UK).


  • Longlisted for The Plough Prize 2021  (UK).


  • Longlisted for the Sunspot Literary Culmination Contest 2020   (USA) - announced in 2021.


  • Longlisted for the Trim Poetry Competition 2021   (Ireland).


2020


  •  Awarded 1st Place in the Into the Void Poetry Prize 2020  (Canada).


  • Awarded 1st Prize in the Proverse Poetry Prize 2020  (Hong Kong).


  • Awarded 1st Prize in the Published Fantasy Authors Competition 2020  (Australia). 


  • Awarded 3rd Prize in the Poetry Day Ireland Competition 2020  - Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Poetry Ireland and the Research Institute.


  • Finalist in the Atlanta Review International Poetry Contest 2020  (USA).


  • Awarded Honorable Mention in Crosswinds Poetry Contest 2020 (USA).


  • Commended in the Sutherland Shire Literary Competition 2020  (Australia).


  • Shortlisted for The Plough Prize 2019  (UK) - announced in April 2020.


  • Shortlisted for the ACU Prize for Poetry 2020  (Australia).


  • Shortlisted for the Allingham Poetry Competition 2020   (Ireland).


  • Finalist in the Australian Shadows Awards 2019 - announced in June 2020.


  • Nominated for The Pushcart Prize  (USA) by Beltway Poetry Quarterly.


  • Longlisted for Palette Poetry Emerging Poet Prize 2020  (USA).


  • Longlisted for The Fish Poetry Prize 2020  (Ireland).


  • Longlisted for the Alice Sinclair Memorial Writing Competition 2020 - Fellowship of Australian Writers, Lake Macquarie, NSW (Australia).


    2019


    • Awarded 2nd Place and Highly Commended in the Planet in Peril Poetry Competition  (UK) - a joint initiative by Fly on the Wall Poetry Press; World Wildlife Fund; The Climate Coalition; Dr Michelle Cain (Oxford University); former Derbyshire Poet Laureate, Helen Mort; and wildlife photographer, Emily Gellard.


    • Awarded 3rd Prize in the International Proverse Poetry Prize 2019  (Hong Kong).


    • Finalist and Commended in the 25th Annual Melbourne Poets Union International Poetry Competition  (Australia).


    • Shortlisted for the ACU Prize for Poetry 2019  (Australia).


    • Shortlisted for the Overton Poetry Prize 2018  (UK) - announced in March 2019.


    •  Shortlisted for the Allingham Poetry Competition 2019 ​ (Ireland).


    • Shortlisted for the Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust 'Poems for Patience' Competition 2019  (Ireland).


    •  Shortlisted and awarded Special Mention in The Aryamati Poetry Prize 2019  (UK).


    • Shortlisted for the Bestiary of the Night Poetry Competition- Hedgehog Press (UK).


    • Shortlisted for the Bangor Forty Words Competition 2019 (Northern Ireland).


    • Longlisted for Best Australian Science Writing 2019.


    2018


    • Awarded 1st Prize in Alice Sinclair Memorial Writing Competition 2018 - Fellowship of Australian Writers, Lake Macquarie, NSW (Australia).


    • Awarded 1st Prize in the  Henry Lawson Verse & Short Story Competition 2018  - Traditional Verse (Australia).


    • Awarded 3rd Place in the Women’s National Book Association Poetry Competition 2018  (USA).


    • Awarded Highly Commended in the Fellowship of Australian Writers Queensland Literary Competition 2018.


    • Longlisted for the 2018 University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize  (Australia).


    • Awarded Honorable Mention in the 45th New Millennium Writing Awards 2018  (USA).


    • Longlisted for the Bedford Poetry Prize 2018  (UK).


    • Finalist in the SLS 2018 Fiction & Poetry Contest  (Canada).


    • ​Commended in the Bangor Forty Words Competition 2018  (Northern Ireland).


    • ​'Poem of the Week' on HeadStuff  arts hub - 18 May 2018 (Ireland).


    • Commended in the Roscommon County Library Poetry Competition 2018  (Ireland).


    2017


    • Awarded the Glen Phillips Novice Writer Award 2017  (Australia).


    • Shortlisted for the Bedford Poetry Prize 2017  (UK).


    • Shortlisted for Hennessy New Irish Writing  (Ireland).


    • Shortlisted for the Cúirt International Poetry Prize 2017  (Ireland).


    • Shortlisted for the Eyewear Books Poetry Prize  (UK).


    ​2016 & before


    • Shortlisted for the Bangor Annual Poetry Competition 2016 (Northern Ireland).


    • Shortlisted for Hennessy New Irish Writing  2015  (Ireland).


    • Global Innovation Award 2000  - PricewaterhouseCoopers Global.


    • Best-Selling New Publication 1997  -  CCH Australia


    • 1st Place in Graduating Class & Marketing Opinion Magazine Prize for Best Overall Student 1989  - Technological University Dublin/Dublin Institute of Technology, College of Commerce & "Marketing Opinion" magazine