Sponsored by the University of Newcastle, there is a $15,000 first prize, $5000 second prize plus local prizes and a prize for a young poet under 36. The 35th annual Newcastle Poetry Prize will be judged by Carol Jenkins and Sam Waggo Watson. The best 30 will be published in their anthology.
The prize is open to a poem, or suite of poems, to a maximum of 200 lines.
An entry fee of $34 applies.
Submissions close 17 June.
For further details about the prize, please refer to the Hunter Writers' Centre website here.