Now in its 19th year, the Gwen Harwood Poetry Prize remembers Tasmania’s most acclaimed poet. Proudly sponsored by The Hobart Bookshop and Island.
First Prize: $2000 + publication in Island + annual subscriptions to Island, Griffith Review, Meanjin, Overland, Review of Australian Fiction, Southerly and The Lifted Brow*
Second Prize: Publication in Island + annual subscriptions to Island, Griffith Review, Meanjin, Overland, Review of Australian Fiction, Southerly and The Lifted Brow*
(* If you already have a subscription to any of these lit mags you will receive a free renewal)
Sarah Holland-Batt is Island’s poetry editor
Gig Ryan is The Age’s poetry editor
Sarah Day is a former Island poetry editor
Submissions: – single poem or linked suite not longer than 80 lines – Entries must be typed on single-sided A4 paper – Please submit three copies of your entry if posting – Entries can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org – Your name must not appear in the manuscript; all entries will be judged anonymously – Poems previously published are not eligible – Entries close midnight, September 30, 2014 (entries postmarked September 30 will be accepted) – Entry forms must accompany each entry. Entry fee: $15 for Island Magazine subscribers, $20 for non-subscribers. A printable entry form can be found here.