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Friday, January 25, 2013

February 15 deadline! CALLING ALL ACT POETS

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A reminder that all ACT residents are invited to submit a short poem to the 2013 Poetry in ACTION initiative.
Ten poems will be selected to be displayed on ACTION buses. Each winner selected will receive $500, and there will be 10 shortlisted
poets who will each receive an ACTION Bus MyWay card credited with $40. Entries should have a Canberra or celebratory theme (this might be a favourite Canberra place or moment). Entry is open to all ACT residents and poems should be a maximum of 8 lines. To submit a poem for Poetry in ACTION, please visit the link. Get in fast as entries close 5pm on Friday 15 February 2013.
 

GUIDELINES FOR ENTRY

Entrants can submit ONE poem with a maximum of 8 lines. Ten poems will be selected by an independent panel to be displayed on ACTION buses. Each winner selected will receive $500, and there will be 10 shortlisted poets who will each receive an ACTION Bus MyWay card credited with $40.
1. Entry is open to all ACT residents
2. Entries are limited to one per person
3. Entries should have a Canberra or celebratory theme
(this might be a favourite Canberra place or moment)
4. Entries should be appropriate to be displayed in public spaces
5. Entries should be a MAXIMUM of 8 lines

The closing date for entries will be 5pm on Friday 15 February 2013.
To submit a poem for Poetry in Action, please click here.

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