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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Newcastle Poetry Prize 2011 – ENTRIES NOW OPEN

The Newcastle Poetry Prize (NPP) is turning 30. To celebrate, they have increased the prize money to over $20,000, thanks to generous sponsorship from the University of Newcastle.

First prize: $12,000
Second Prize: $5000
Third Prize: $1000
Local Award: $500
Harri Jones Memorial Prize: $250
(For best poem in the anthology by a poet under the age of 36)
+ anthology payments

The closing date for entries is Friday 10th June 2011.

The theme is open. For a poem or suite of poems up to 200 lines.
For more info and entry forms, see

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