East Avenue Books Poetry Competition

To celebrate the importance of poetry to East Avenue Books we are holding an inaugural poetry competition.

The top four entries will be awarded a prize and be displayed in our window.


1st prize – $100                                      2nd prize – $60

         3rd prize – $30                                        4th prize – $10


Entrants for the competition must be current residents of South Australia.


Only one poem per person will be accepted. The poem must be unpublished and not on offer to any other competition or publisher at the time of entry. This also includes on-line publications.


Poems can be on any subject and must be no longer than 50 lines, typed and double-spaced.


Name/phone/or email address must not appear anywhere on the poem. Please attach your entry form by staple to your poem. All entries, except those of the winners, will be destroyed after judging.

The winning poems will be announced at an afternoon event at East Avenue Books on September 17th. The judge’s decision is final and will not enter into any correspondence.



Entry closing date is Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Entry Form here.

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