Gwen Harwood Poetry Prize

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The Hobart Bookshop and Island magazine proudly present the 2018 Gwen Harwood Poetry Prize.

Now in its 23rd year, the Gwen Harwood Poetry Prize remembers Tasmania’s most acclaimed poet. The 2018 judges for the prize are Sarah Holland-Batt, Lachlan Brown and Maria Takolander.

 

First Prize: $2000 + publication in Island 155 + annual subscription to Island, Griffith Review, Overland, Southerly, The Lifted Brow, Meanjin and Westerly.

Second Prize: Publication in Island 155 + annual subscription to Island, Griffith Review, Overland, Southerly, The Lifted Brow, Meanjin and Westerly.

 

Please note: the prize is open to both Australian and international entrants however prize subscriptions are for Australian addresses only.

 

ENTRIES CLOSE AT MIDNIGHT 2 SEPTEMBER 2018

 

Entries can be posted to PO Box 4703, Hobart TAS 7000 or emailed to competition@islandmag.com

$20 per entry ($10 for Island subscribers)

 

Purchase entry fees here:

Island subscribers ($10)

Non-Island subscribers ($20)

 

Download the entry forms here:

PDF (217 KB)

Word document (105 KB)

 

Submissions

Single poem / linked suite no longer than 80 lines

Entrant name must not appear in the manuscript

Poems previously published are not eligible

Entries must be typed on single-sided A4 paper

Please submit three copies if posting