The 2020 Newcastle Poetry Prize

21 March 2020 - 23 June 2020


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The 2020 Newcastle Poetry Prize

opens Saturday 21st March

World Poetry Day

$25,000 Prize Pool
Competition closes: 8pm AEDT Tuesday 23rd June 2020

First Prize $15,000
Second Prize $5,000
Third Prize $1,000
2 Commended Awards: $250 each
Local Award: $250
Harri Jones Memorial Prize, for a poet under 36 years: $500  
HWC Members' Award: $200