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Friday, June 14, 2013

Arts Queensland Poetry Awards - NOW OPEN


Queensland Poetry Festival is delighted to announce that the 2013 Arts Queensland Poetry Awards are now open for submissions. Spread across two categories - single or suite of poems and complete manuscript - the awards are an invaluable opportunity and platform for all poets across Australia.

Arts Queensland Val Vallis Award for Unpublished Poetry

Named in honour of a distinguished Queensland poet, this award is committed to encouraging poets throughout Australia. Now in its 14th year, this prestigious prize for an unpublished poem (or suite of poems) of 100 lines or less comes with a total value of $4,000.
1st Prize: $1,000 + a week at Varuna House + publication in Cordite Poetry Review
2nd Prize: $500 / 3rd Prize: $250
Entry cost: $20
Submissions close 9th July 2013 - visit the QPF website for guidelines and entry forms.

Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize

Named in honour of a distinguished Queensland poet, this prize is committed to encouraging emerging Queensland poets. Now in its 10th year, this prestigious prize for an unpublished poetry manuscript comes with a total value of over $3,000.
1st Prize: $3,000 + a publishing contract with UQP
Entry cost: $20
Submissions close 11th July 2013 - visit the QPF website for guidelines and entry forms.
 

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