2014 - Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry Novelties by Fiona Hile Winner The Mundiad by Justin Clemens Shortlisted The Stone Garden: poems from Clare by Dianne Fahey Shortlisted Boom by Liam Ferney Shortlisted Ephemeral Waters by Kate Middleton Shortlisted Marionette: A biography of Miss Marion Davies by Jessica Wilkinson Shortlisted Related content Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry The Kenneth Slessor Prize ($30,000) is offered to a poet for a book of collected poems or for a single poem of substantial length published in book form. NSW Premier's Literary Awards Annual Total prize money $300,000. Winners announced 22 May 2017. 2016 - Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry The winner, shortlists and judges' comments. 2015 - Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry The winner, shortlists and judges' comments.