Henry Kendal Poetry Award

Central Coast Poets Incorporated (NSW) will be calling for entries to the Henry Kendall Poetry Award (HKPA) on January 20th 2017, closing on 28th February 2017.

The HKPA is ‘judged blind’ by critically acclaimed poetry judges. We are honoured to have as our 2017 HKPA judge, Jean Kent. More information about Jean can be found on her website http://jeankent.net/

1st Prize $1000
2nd Prize $500
3rd Prize $250

50 short-listed poems will be included in the 2017 Central Coast Poets’ anthology published (after the prize winners have been notified) in both hard-copy and electronic form.

The entry form can be submitted on-line from 20th January 2017 via the HKPA 2017 portal on the CCPi website;


Terms and Conditions of entry as well as FAQ’s can be viewed on-line from the first week of December 2016.

General enquiries can be made to [email protected]

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