Robyn Mathison Annual Poetry Prize 2017

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Poems up to 40 lines in length

The theme is ‘Journeys’


FIRST PRIZE:     $200.00





CLOSING DATE: 31st August 2017

The competition is open to all poets.


PLEASE NOTE: Update. Wendy Laing is recovering well and has returned home. She is now able to assist as Competitions Secretary working in conjunction with SWWT's Secretary, Mary.

Submissions and enquiries now go to: yted5@hotmail.com

or to wendylaing02@gmail.com



Read the Rules carefully before submitting your poem(s)



This competition is for original, previously unpublished poetry.

Entries close on the 31st August, 2017

Entry fee: $10.00 for up to two entries.

Theme: Journeys

Line Count:  Up to 40 lines in length

Type on A4 paper with 1.5 spacing, using 12pt Arial or Times Fonts.

Use a separate sheet with the title of the poem, line count, and your contact details, (name, address, email, and telephone number.)

Do not put your personal details on the poem only the title.

Email your entry/s as an attachment) to: yted5@hotmail.com

or to: wendylaing02@gmail.com

In the subject line, please put RM Poetry Prize.

Pay your $10 entry fee directly into the SWWT bank account (see below for details).

Bank Account Name: Society of Women Writers, Tasmania, Inc.

Bank: Commonwealth Bank of Australia

BSB: 067 601

Account No.: 10168834

Very Important:

Please ensure that your name and the words RM or P/P appear in the deposit line. 


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20.07 | 14:31

No problem, Allan, both the poetry and the s/s comps are open to all. We look forward to receiving your entry. Thank you for the enquiry.

20.07 | 11:32

Is the RM poetry comp only for women? If so, I have a problem.

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