is now accepting entries for the
2015 Yeats Prize.
Closing date March 31 2016
First Prize AU $500. 00 and Certificate
Second Prize AU $100. 00 and Certificate
The annual W B Yeats Poetry Prize is open to residents of Australia
for previously unpublished poems.
2015 Entries will be judged by
Carolyn Masel and Matthew Ryan
of the Catholic University of Melbourne
# 50 line maximum limit
# NO identification of author on the poem
# Open style
# Where entries are submitted by snail mail:
to be typed on one side of A4 paper with three (3) copies provided.
# Name, address and contact details on a seperate page.
# Entries may be submitted via email as an attachment
in a Word doc. or Pdf document to:
Entry fee for first Poem is $8. 50.
Additional poems are $5. 50 per each additional poem.
If you would like to make a small donation towards the running of the W B Yeats Poetry Prize it would be greatly appreciated.
Cheuqes/Postal Orders to be made payable to
"The W B Yeats Poetry Prize"
Post entries to:
W B Yeats Poetry Prize
6 Samuel Close
Berwick, Victoria 3806
Entrants providing an Email address will
receive notification of the
results by email.
The W B Yeats Poetry Prize reserves the right to
publish the Winning and Commended poems
in a printed report and/or on this website.
Copyright remains with poet.
For further information please send email to:
Poetry Competition Convener
Declan J Foley
The W B Yeats Poetry
Prize for Australia began
We look forward to
many great poems
for the 2015 Prize.
The award ceremony will be held on
JUNE 13, 2016
of the birth of W B Yeats
The winning entrants are
notified by phone or
the result is made known
to the convener.