The W B Yeats Poetry Prize for Australia
is now accepting entries for the
PLEASE NOTE THE CLOSING DATE IS NOW -March 31, 2015
First Prize AU $500. 00 and Certificate
Second Prize AU $100. 00 and Certificate
The W B Yeats Poetry Prize is open to residents of Australia
for previously unpublished poems.
The 2014 prizes will announced
on June 13, 2015
the 150 birthday of W B Yeats
2014 Entries will be judged by
Dr Penelope Buckley & Dr Carolyn Masel
My central area of interest in poetry in English, especially contemporary and modern poetry. Other areas of expertise include nineteenth-, twentieth-century and contemporary American literature; twentieth-century and contemporary Australian literature; twentieth-century and contemporary Canadian literature. - See more at: http://corner.acu.edu.au/research_supervision/framework/browse.php?srperid=126#sthash.0rp8dO1W.dpuf
50 line maximum limit
Where entries are submitted by snail mail:
to be typed on one side of paper
and three (3) copies provided.
Name, address and contact details on
a seperate page.
Name and address to be included in submission message
Entries may be submitted via email:
in a Word doc1997 -2003
or Pdf document to
To pay with PayPal please click on
"WBYeats PoetryPrize" at top of page and select
"PayPal" in the drop down agenda.
# Entry fee is AU $8. 50 first entry
#AU $5. 50 each per extra poems
Cheuqes/Postal Orders to be made payable to
"The W B Yeats Poetry Prize"
Post entries to:
W B Yeats Poetry Prize
6 Samuel Close
Berwick, Victoria 3806
Entrants providing an Email address will
receive notification of the
results by email.
The W B Yeats Poetry Prize reserves the right to
publish the Winning and Commended poems
in a printed report and on this website.
Copyright remains with the poet.
For further information please send email to:
Poetry Competition Convener
The 2013 Judge's
Dr. Heather Sebo
completed a Masters (Monash University, 1966) and Phd (University of Melbourne, 2007) in Classical Myth and Literature, with a specialization in Greek Drama.
She lectures at Melbourne and Latrobe Universities and is a frequent guest speaker at many different venues, including the National Gallery of Victoria.
Dr Penelope Buckley