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invites entries for NEW VOICES – Emerging poets
CLOSING DATE: 2 AUGUST 2019
Results to be announced at Divine Muses Poetry Reading
on National Poetry Day, 23 August 2019.
Judge - Poet & Editor, Elizabeth Welsh
First Prize: $200 in Unity Book’s book tokens
Second Prize: $100 in Unity Book’s book tokens
competition is open only to writers considered ‘emerging’ i.e. have not
published one or more books (fiction, poetry, nonfiction) with a New Zealand or
overseas publisher, and is a current or former undergraduate (BA, Hons, BSc,
BComm etc) or Masters student attending The University of Auckland, Auckland
University of Technology, Manukau Institute of Technology and Massey University
(Albany Campus, Auckland only) or student or graduate of Blue Haven Writers
Either opt to print the
entry form and then choose save as a PDF or export as a PDF. When you open the
PDF click on edit and then in the header section select “T add Text” and fill
in the form, save and email your entry as per instructions provided.
This year’s Divine Muses Reading and the announcement
of the winners will be held at the Central Library, Auckland CBD.
We are delighted to announce Elizabeth
Welsh the winner of 2012 NEW VOICES – Emerging Poets Competition as this year’s
Elizabeth’s debut poetry collection, Over There a Mountain, was published by Makora Press in 2018.