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Sunday, August 02, 2015

Enter now: 2016 Blackened Billy Verse Competition

You are invited to enter the 2016 Blackened Billy Verse Competition.

    PO BOX 3001 WEST TAMWORTH  2340

Organisers of The Blackened Billy Verse Competition

 After our exciting Silver Anniversary year in 2015, which was won by Brenda Joy of Charters Towers, we now settle back around the campfire and see what wonderful poetry the billy can bubble up for 2016.

 Writers of Bush Verse are invited to compete in the 2016 Blackened Billy Verse Competition.

 First Prize is $600 plus the much loved Blackened Billy Trophy, Second prize is $300 and Third prize is $200.

 Bush poetry is a traditional type of verse written with rhyme and rhythm that reflects the Australian way of life.  The genre has widened in recent years to encompass modern living in both the city and the bush.

Look for writing Tips on the Australian Bush Poets Assn website

Tamworth Poetry Reading Group welcomes entries from new and old writers. Entry forms will be available from September 1.

Write to Jan Morris

PO Box 3001

West Tamworth

or email

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