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The Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize

Date: Sun January 1 2023 9:00 am to Fri March 10 2023 11:59 pm

Each year the Williamstown Literary Festival is delighted to convene the Ada Cambridge Biographical Prose Prize, Poetry Prize and The Young Adas which are named after one of Australia’s finest colonial writers, Ada Cambridge. In 2021 we were delighted to welcome the Jennifer Burbidge Short Story Award for writing on disability into our prize suite.

Entries close at midnight March 10, 2023.

Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize 2023

  • Accepting (up to) two poems in any form, on any theme with 30-lines or less
  • Open to all writers aged 18+ residing in Victoria
  • Entry is $15
  • The winner will receive $500
  • Submissions close March 10 at midnight

Click here to enter the Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize.

Read the Terms & Conditions here.

Read more about The Adas 2023 on the Williamstown Literary Festival website here.

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