The Somerset National Poetry Prize encourages young writers in their literary endeavours and is open to all Australian high school students. It is a wonderful opportunity for serious student writers, encouraging them in their literary growth. And there are also some fantastic prizes on offer!
Here’s what the competition entails:
- Write a poem of no more than 50 lines
- The Somerset National Poetry Prize is open to ALL current secondary students who are Australian citizens or permanent residents attending school in Australia. Students receiving home schooling are eligible to enter. Entrants must be under 19 years of age as of the competition closing date
- The winner in each category will receive $300 plus flights to the Gold Coast to attend the Somerset Storyfest in March 2021
- Closing date Friday 4 December 2020
Click here to submit your entry!
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