Island are delighted to once again present the Gwen Harwood Poetry Prize, proudly supported by The Hobart Bookshop.
This year’s Prize will be judged by Island’s poetry editor Kate Middleton, along with Esther Ottaway and Eileen Chong.
The prize accepts new poems up to 100 lines, in any form.
The winning poet will receive $2000 + a three-issue subscription to Island*
Two runners-up will each receive $500 + a three-issue subscription to Island*
All three poems will be published in Island issue 170, due for publication in March 2024.
All other poems will be considered for publication at our normal contributor rates.
Submissions close midnight on Sunday 17 December 2023.
For more information about the prize and how to enter, visit Island‘s website here.