is now accepting entries for the
PLEASE NOTE THE CLOSING DATE IS NOW
March 31, 2015
First Prize AU $500. 00 and Certificate
Second Prize AU $100. 00 and Certificate
The W B Yeats Poetry Prize is open to residents of Australia
for previously unpublished poems.
The 2014 prizes will announced
on June 13, 2015
the 150 birthday of W B Yeats
2014 Entries will be judged by
Dr Penelope Buckley
Dr Carolyn Masel
# 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 paper
and three (3) copies provided.
# Name, address and contact details on
a seperate page.
By Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and address to be included in submission message
# 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. 50 each per extra poems
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 on this website.
Copyright remains with poet.
For further information please send email to:
Poetry Competition Convener
The 2013 Judge's
Dr. Heather Sebo
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.
Dr Penelope Buckley
The W B Yeats Poetry
Prize for Australia began
We look forward to
many great poems
for the 2014 Prize.
The award ceremony will be held on
JUNE 13, 2015
of the birth of W B Yeats
The winning entrants are
notified by phone or
the result is made known
to the convener.