is now accepting entries for the 2013 Prize.
Closing date is December 31, 2013
First Prize AU $500. 00
Runner up Prize AU $75. 00
The Poetry Prize is open to residents of Australia
for previously unpublished poems.
The winning prizes will announced
on St. Patrick's Day March 17
The 2012 Prize presentation will be held at
Collected Works Bookshop 1/37 Swanston Street Melbourne
on Saturday March 16, 2013 12. 15 to 1.30 PM
Entries will be judged by
Dr Heather Sebo & A.N. Other
# Where entries are submitted by snail mail:
to be typed on one side of paper
and two (3) copies provided.
# NO identification of author on the poem
# Name, address and contact details on
a seperate page
# 50 line maximum limit
# Open style
# Entries may be submitted via email:
in a Word doc1997 -2003
or Pdf document to
To pay with PayPal please click on
"WBYeats PoetryPrize" at top of page and select
"PayPal" in the drop down agenda.
# Entry fee is AU $8. 50 first entry
#AU $5. 00 each per extra poems
Cheuqes/Postal Orders to be made payable to
"The W B Yeats Poetry Prize"
# Posted entries will only be returned where a
stamped addressed envelope is provided
Post entries to:
W B Yeats Poetry Prize
6 Samuel Close
Berwick, Victoria 3806
Entrants providing an
emal address will recieve 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 on this website.
Copyright remains with poet.
For further information please send email to:
Poetry Competition Convenor
completed a Masters (Monash University, 1966) and Phd (University of Melbourne, 2007) in Classical Myth and Literature, with a specialization in Greek Drama.
She lectures at Melbourne and Latrobe Universities and is a frequent guest speaker at many different venues, including the National Gallery of Victoria.
The W B Yeats Poetry
Prize for Australia began
We look forward to
many good poems
for the 2012 Prize.
St. Patrick's Day has
been the traditional date
to announce the winners
First and Second Prize.
The winning entrants are
notified by phone or
the result is made known
to the convenor.