National Poetry Prize


Name of Competition: National Poetry Prize

Closing Date: Friday 3 December 2021

Art Competition Details
The purpose of the Somerset National Poetry Prize is to encourage a love of writing
poetry amongst secondary school students, to affirm it as a worthwhile literary pursuit,
and to stimulate excellence in writing. It also aims to inspire and enrich youth literature.
Category winners will have the opportunity to attend the Somerset Storyfest (15 to 17
March 2022) and be billeted with members of the Somerset Wordsmiths’ Club. The
winners will be officially announced during Somerset Storyfest at the prestigious Literary
Long Table Dinner.

The competition is open to ALL current secondary students who
are Australian citizens or permanent reisidents attending school in Australia. Students
receiving home schooling are eligible to enter. Entrants must be under 19 years of age as
at date of close of entries on Friday 3 December 2021.

Who may enter? Australia Only

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