Entries to the Newcastle Poetry Prize are NOW OPEN and will close 5pm AEST, Friday June 7, 2013. Follow the instructions below for your chosen method of entry (online or by post).

Enter online

1. Pay the entry fee ($33.00):
Direct deposit (no extra processing fee):Account Name: Hunter Writers Centre IncorporatedBSB: 650-000Account number: 965980308Reference: NPP + your name
By credit card (incurs processing fee):
Click the red Paymate Express button below and take note of your receipt number.
Pay with Paymate Express
2. Enter online here. Online entry is simple: you’ll be asked to input your contact details, record your direct deposit reference or Paymate receipt number and attach your entry as a Word document or PDF.
Or enter by post
  1. Download an entry form here (then fill out and print).
  2. Print 3 x copies of your poem.
  3. Include a cheque or money order (payable to Hunter Writers Centre) for the entry fee of $33.00.
  4. Mail the entry form, 3 x copies of your poem and cheque to Hunter Writers’ Centre, PO Box 71, Hamilton, NSW, 2303, Australia. You can also direct debit (details above).


If you have any questions about the entry process, please email us at newcastlepoetryprize@gmail.com or phone Hunter Writers Centre on 02 4926 3485.