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The 2021 Golden Wattle Bush Poetry Awards & Queensland Championship

Date: Fri April 30 2021 12:00 am to Fri May 28 2021 11:59 pm

Poems must be written with good rhyme and metre and be about Australia, Australians or the Australian way of life.

This written poetry competition will be conducted under the auspices of the Australian Bush Poetry Association and in association with the Fellowship of Australian Writers (Qld) and the FAWQ Readers and Writers Festival Moreton Bay.

Entries are welcome from Interstate and overseas.

Also see https://moretonbayreaderswritersfestival.com/#home for festival details.

Competition enquiries email: president@northpinebushpoets.com

 

Competition Opens: 30th April 2021. Closing date: 28th May 2021. Results: 4th July 2021.

Maximum of 3 poems per entry. $10.00 per poem. Three poems for $25.00.

The ultimate aim of this competition is to encourage the writing of new work keeping the poetry of the common people and the spirit of traditional Australian poetry alive.

 

Classes:

  • Open

Humorous and Serious sections –

Prizes for each section: 1st prize $350 – 2nd prize $100 – 3rd prize $50

  • Novice

Humorous and Serious sections

Prizes for each section: 1st prize $350 – 2nd prize $100 – 3rd prize $50

  • Junior

1st prize $75 – 2nd prize $25

Highly Commended and Commended Certificates will be awarded in all classes

 

Queensland State Champion: Graham Fredriksen trophy plus $350.00

 

 

For more information, visit: https://sites.google.com/view/goldenwattlebushpoetryawards/home

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