Saturday, January 14, 2012

Castaways Poetry Competition

The City of Rockingham is pleased to announce that submissions are now open for the 2012 Castaways Poetry Prize, with almost $500 in prizes. Submissions are open until March 13th, 2012.

The body of your email must include your name, address, phone/mobile number, email address, and the title & line counts of your poems. To ensure anonymity, do not include your details on your entered poems themselves.
Do not post entries. Only entries received via email will be accepted.
Each poem must be no longer than 24 lines.
Poems must be original, unpublished, not have received an award in another competition, and not be under consideration elsewhere from the time of entry in the awards until the official announcement of the winners.
To ensure anonymity no writers names to appear on MS. Winners able to attend will be invited to read their poem at the Castaways 2012 Opening Night Awards presentation on Saturday 12 May 2012.
Employees of the City of Rockingham and their family members are ineligible to enter.
The judges’ decisions are final, and no correspondence will be entered into. Any attempt to lobby judges or City of Rockingham employees, or influence decisions, may result in disqualification.
Entries close 13 March 2012, and winners will be contacted by phone or email prior to the public announcement at the Castaways 2012 Awards night presentation.

The 1st prize winning entry will be published in the Castaways 2012 catalogue.

1st PRIZE: $250 + 2 copies of the Castaways 2012 catalogue

For further information contact Lee Battersby, Community Development Officer (Culture & Arts) on 9528 0386 or
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