2020 Toolangi CJ Dennis Poetry Competition

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The 2020 Toolangi CJ Dennis Poetry Competition is open until September 1, 2020.

Categories (prizes in brackets: (1st / 2nd / 3rd)
1. Open Poetry (Marian Mayne Prize: $250 / $150 / $100) *Themed: Environment/Climate Change
2. Open Short Story (CJ Dennis Society Prize: $250 / $150 / $100) *Themed: Environment/Climate Change
3. Poems written by adults for children ($250 / $150 / $100). There will also be a prize of $150 for the poem in this category chosen as the best by a group of local children.
4. Primary school students: preps to grade 6 ($30 / $20 / $10)
5. Secondary school students: years 7-12 ($50 / $30 / $20)

Entry Fee: $15 per adult entry (student entry is free).

Open to authors in New Zealand and Australia.

There is an 80-line limit for each poem entered in the Open section and a 40-line limit for each poem entered in the Adults Writing for Children section. There is a 500-word limit for each short story.

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