Friday, 23 May 2014

THE ANNUAL W. B. YEATS POETRY PRIZE FOR AUSTRALIA


The W B Yeats Poetry Prize for Australia

is now accepting entries for the

2014 Prize.

PLEASE NOTE THE CLOSING DATE IS NOW -March 31, 2015


First Prize AU $500. 00 and Certificate


Second Prize AU $100. 00 and Certificate


Commendation Certificates




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for previously unpublished poems.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


RULES
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
 NO identification of author on the poem

Open style


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.

By Email:

Name and address to be included in submission message

 Entries may be submitted via email:

in a Word doc1997 -2003

or Pdf document to

poetryprize@johnbutleryeatsseminar.com


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:



poetryprize@johnbutleryeatsseminar.com

or

declanfoley2@gmail.com


Poetry Competition Convener

Declan Foley

The 2013 Judge's

were

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

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