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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

$20,000 Prize Pool - Newcastle Poetry Prize

The Newcastle Poetry Prize 
is one of Australia's oldest & most distinguished literary prizes
~ celebrating 34 years in 2015
~ $20,000 prize pool awarded by the University of Newcastle 

Write
A poem, or suite of poems, up to 200 lines
Win
First prize: $12 000
Second prize: $5 000
Third prize: $1 000
Local Award: $500
Harri Jones Memorial Prize (for a poet <35 font="" years="">
Hunter Writers Centre members' award: $200
2015 Newcastle Poetry Prize Judges
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Robert Gray
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Judith Beveridge
I love the challenge of trying to find the right words and turn language into song. I write because writing tells me more than anything else does about the state of my imagination and inner life.  Judith Beveridge. Read the full article here

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