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June Shenfield Poetry Competition

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. This award is for an emerging Australian poet.
1st Prize: $1,000
2nd Prize: $700
3rd Prize: $500

Length: Entries must not exceed 80 lines.

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.

Entry fees:

  • MARION Member entry fee: $25
  • FNAWN Member entry fee: $25
  • Non-member entry fee: $35

Submissions close: Monday 13 May, 11.59pm.

For more information about the competition and how to enter, visit the Marion website here.

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