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The Local Word Poetry Prize 2024

The Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) and Deakin University (DU) are pleased to present the 2024 Local Word Poetry Prize. This is the second time this prize has been offered.

Entries of up to 75 lines are welcome from emerging and established writers in poetry. 
Please note, only one entry permitted per person.

The winner of the prize will receive:

● A prize of $2000*
● A one-hour mentoring session with a DU writing practitioner.
● Publication on GRLC’s website and announcement in GRLC’s e-newsletter

Submission close Monday 1 July at 5.00pm.

For more information about the prize and how to enter, visit the Geelong Regional Libraries website here.

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