Here are some interesting Opportunities for poets, relayed from the 2012 QPF Third Newsletter:
If you have a few poems that are currently without a home, send them off for the August edition of SpeedPoets Zine. To submit, send up to 3 poems in the body of an email to geenunn(at)yahoo.com.au with the subject SpeedPoets Submissions. SpeedPoets is a not-for-profit organisation, and distributes the magazine free of charge at the monthly event).
Stilts Handbook of Adventure
Stilts are currently collecting story of journey, abandon, and unknown for their upcoming issue. They are looking for pieces to to take while travelling along the highway, or sailing the seven seas, or tucked under the doona on a hungover Sunday. Submissions close 31 July 2012, and details can be found on the Stilts website.
Peter Porter Poetry Prize
Entry to the ninth annual Australian Book Review Poetry Prize – named the Peter Porter Poetry Prize, in memory of the late Australian poet – is now open.The prize is one of Australia’s most lucrative and respected awards for poetry, and guarantees winners wide exposure through publication in ABR. First prize is $4,000, and shortlisted poems win $400. Closing date: 30 November 2012. Visit ABR for more info.