University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize

The 2019 Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize is now open for entries until 30 June 2019.

The winner will receive AUD$15,000.

The runner-up (second-placed poem) will receive AUD$5,000.

Four additional poems will be short-listed.

All poems entered for the prize will be single poems that have a maximum length of 50 lines (see the Conditions of Entry for further details).

Each entry of a poem will cost AUD$20 if submitted by 11:59pm GMT, 28 February 2019 and AUD$25 if submitted between 1 March and 30 June 2019. There are discounts for students.

The 2019 prize will be announced in October 2019 and prize winners and short-list will be notified prior to that.

Head to the competition page for details on how to enter.

Image: Caren Florance & Angela Gardner, detail from Working Papers: torrent, 2015-17. Letterpress and ink on Gykurya washi, unique.

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