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Monday, July 22, 2013

Gwen Harwood Poetry Prize

Now in its 18th year, the Gwen Harwood Poetry Prize remembers Tasmania’s most acclaimed poet. Proudly sponsored by The Hobart Bookshop, the prize is  judged by two of Australia’s finest poets, John Kinsella, the poetry editor of Island and Gig Ryan, poetry editor at The Age.
There is a first prize of $2000 and two minor prizes of $500 each will be awarded at the judges’ discretion. The winning poem will be published in Island.

- single poem or linked suite not longer than 80 lines
- Entries must be typed on single-sided A4 paper
- Please submit two copies of your entry if posting
- Entries can be emailed to
- Your  name must not appear in the manuscript; all entries will be judged anonymously
- Poems previously published are not eligible
- Entry forms must accompany each entry. A Printable entry form or  Online Entry Form  are both acceptable.
- Entries close midnight, July 31, 2013. Entries postmarked July 31 will be accepted
Entry fee $20 per entry ($15 Island subscribers and Tasmanian Writers’ Centre members).
Online payment can be made here or, if you are a subscriber or TWC member here.
Above image: Eilish Kidd

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