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June Shenfield Poetry Award

Date: Fri April 1 2022 9:00 am to Mon April 11 2022 11:59 pm

June Shenfield Poetry Award

The June Shenfield Poetry Award is an annual Australia wide, poetry prize to commemorate poet June Shenfield and to encourage people to write, publish and read poetry.

Entries must not exceed 80 lines.

First Prize: $1000
Second Prize: $700
Third Prize: $500

This award is for an emerging Australian poet.
Who is an emerging writer? In this case it could mean that you have done a fair amount of writing, studied writing, or are currently studying writing at a tertiary institution. You may have had some short pieces published or been listed for some awards; however, you have not yet had a full-length book published by a mainstream publisher.

ACTW Member entry fee $25
Non-member entry fee $35

The fee is required for each submission made. Entry fee submissions are non-refundable.

Submission Deadline Extended – Midnight Monday 11 April 2022

Please read the terms and conditions before making a submission.

For terms and conditions and to enter, visit the ACT Writers website at: www.actwriters.org/june-shenfield-poetry-award.

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