As part of 2021 Poetry d’Amour, submissions are sought for original, unpublished* love poems for an opportunity to win:
First Prize: $500 cash prize and the opportunity to perform the winning entry at the launch of the Poetry d’Amour 2020 anthology**
Runner Up: $200 cash prize and the opportunity to perform the winning entry at the launch of the Poetry d’Amour 2020 anthology**
2 x Highly Commended Certificates**
2 x Commended Certificates**
Youth Incentive Award: $100 cash prize and the opportunity to perform the winning entry at the launch of the Poetry d’Amour 2021 anthology** for the highest ranking entry, that has not won an award in the categories above, from a person under 18 years of age.
Note: All currency is in Australian Dollars.
*unpublished refers to poems that have NOT appeared in print or online as part of an electronic journal or poetry blog that specialises in publishing other people’s poetry.
** Conditions apply, additional prizes may be added at the discretion of the organisers and sponsors. Prizes do not include travel or accommodation costs.
2021 POETRY d’AMOUR LOVE POETRY CONTEST
By entering the 2021 Poetry d’Amour Love Poetry Contest, the entrant agrees to the Terms and Conditions of Entry, which must be read in association with the Entry Form.
The 2021 Poetry d’Amour Love Poetry Contest is open to all poets and is subject to a fee of $10 per entry, or $20 for 2 entries, $25 for 3 entries and $30 for 4 entries, with an entry consisting of one original, unpublished* poem.
Poets qualified to enter under the Youth Incentive Award can do so without charge but will be restricted to one poem. If you wish to enter more than one poem, regular fees apply for each subsequent poem.
Poems must be less than 40 lines in length and suit the theme of “love.”
All entries MUST be submitted by email as a word document (preceded by the entry form) using 12 point single spaced Times New Roman font (see Conditions of Entry for specifics) and sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org with your surname in the subject line.
The deadline for entries is midnight, 28th May 2021 (Perth, Western Australia).
For more information and entries, visit: https://wapoets.com/poetry-damour/poetry-damour-love-poetry-contest/