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Across the Bridge - Poetry Competition, Call for Entries.

Region: Bannockburn
Dates: Tue, 11 June 2019 - Sat, 7 September 2019 @ Entries Open Now.

  • Across the Bridge - Poetry Competition, Call for Entries.

Across the Bridge in Bannockburn.  

Poetry Competition 2019, in association with The News.

Call for Entries.

The theme for this year's Across the Bridge in Bannockburn Poetry Competition is Wai/Why? This can be interpreted as widely as you wish, and you can take only the Wai or the Why? separately if you so desire.

The competition is divided into TWO sections. 1/ School students. 2/ Adults.

Maximum 50 lines per poem.

Maximum 3 entries per person.

Poems typed in a word document, double line spacing. Size 14, Arial – unless the poem demands a different format eg shape poem.

A cover page showing your name, email address and postal address, and a short bio – the poem itself not to show your name.

Poems may be previously published, but please state details of the publications.

The winning poems will be announced at the Poetry Speakeasy at the Bannockburn Hotel on Saturday, 5 October.  The winners may either read their winning poems, or have them read by one of our judges.

Winners will receive a cash prize, ($200 adults section; $100 students) and have their winning poems published in the Central Otago News.

ENTRIES may be submitted to [email protected] (preferably) or posted to Jan Hawkins, 27a Miners Terrace, Bannockburn, RD2, Cromwell 9384.

ENTRIES close on 7 September 2019.