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Friday, May 04, 2012

Arts Queensland Poetry Prizes to Win


Arts Queensland Val Vallis Award for Unpublished Poetry

Named in honour of a distinguished Queensland poet, the Arts Queensland Val Vallis Award for Unpublished Poetry is committed to encouraging poets throughout Australia. Entrants may submit multiple entries with up to three poems per entry; each entry must be accompanied by a separate Entry Form and a separate Entry Fee. Entry Fee : $20
Entries close by 5pm Tuesday 10 July 2012.
1st Prize : $1,000 plus 1 week fully paid at Varuna Writers House
2nd Prize : $500
3rd Prize : $250
Download guideline and submission forms:  Entry form Val Vallis Award 2012

Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize

Named in honour of a distinguished Queensland Poet, the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize is committed to encouraging Queensland poets. Now in its 9th year, this prestigious prize for an unpublished poetry manuscript comes with a total prize money of $3,000 together with a publishing contract with University of Queensland Press.

Entry fee: $20
Entries close by 5pm Thursday 12 July 2012.
Download guideline and submission forms:  Entry form Thomas Shapcott Prize 2012
The winners will be announced at the opening night of the Queensland Poetry Festival at the Judith WrightCentre for Contemporary Arts, on 24 August 2012.

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