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Monday, October 21, 2013

INTERNATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION 2013

MELBOURNE POETS UNION            
Established 1977
INTERNATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION 2013

      $1,000 First Prize, $300 Second Prize, $200 Third prize
$100 Martin Downey Urban Realist Award
Plus Book Vouchers for Highly Commended
            & Books for Commended

Competition Judge – Jennifer Compton

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY



  • poems should be in English, unpublished, not accepted or submitted for publication elsewhere and must be your original work
  • poems should not be entered in any other competition, or have previously been a winner
               in any other competition
  • may be on any theme, maximum 50 lines and must be typed.
  • use of standard font such as Times Roman 12pt or Calibri double spaced is desirable
  • shall not bear the poet’s name
  • entries should be received by Friday 25 October 2013, or postmarked that date
  • entries must be accompanied by cheque/money order payable to Melbourne Poets Union
  • and addressed to Melbourne Poets Union, PO Box 266, Flinders Lane, Vic 8009
  • Reading fee: $10 per poem, or $ 18 for 2 poems, $ 24 for 3 poems (no cash please)
  • Direct-banking: BSB: 063 010   1005 4087   

NOTE
  • entry fees are not refundable
  • there is no limit to the number of entries an individual may submit
  • failure to meet any of these conditions shall render the poems ineligible
  • results will be announced Friday 29th November 2013 at 7.30 p.m. and published on social media, or please enclose a stamped self-addressed envelope (SSAE) for results
  • the  judge’s decision is final –- no correspondence shall be entered into
  • MPU reserves the right to publish the winning poem on their website
 
 
Sponsors
Black Inc Books                         Snap Printing, Heidelberg
Black Pepper Publishing        The Paperback Bookshop

Contact for mpuinc@yahoo.com Wendy Fleming 
0404517881   

Downloadable Entry Forms found at MPU’s blog http://melbournepoetsunion.wordpress.com/




MPU INTERNATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION 2013


Entry Form

Name

Address

 

 

Phone no                                        Email

No of poems entered

Titles of poems:


 


 



 


Signature                                         Date                            

 

  Fee included $10 (1 poem)  $18 (2 poems), $24 (3poems)




Entries to                MPU International Poetry Competition
                       PO Box 266 Flinders Lane Vic 8009

Downloadable Entry Forms found at MPU’s Website:

Winners will be notified by mail and phone one week prior to the presentation of awards on

Friday 29th November 2013 at 7.30 p.m. Venue tba.

All Prize winners will be invited to read their poems at the award ceremony at a venue in Melbourne which has yet to be decided.






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