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Newcastle Poetry Prize

The Newcastle Poetry Prize is now open
Prize pool over $22,000
Closes 8pm EST, Friday 30th June, 2017

Judges: Eileen Chong and Kevin Brophy

Entry Fee: $34

Up to 200 lines

First prize: $15 000
Second prize: $5 000
Third prize: $1 000

Commended Awards: $250
Local Award: $500
Harri Jones Memorial Prize (for a poet <35 years): $250
Hunter Writers Centre members’ award: $200