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13th Kathleen Julia Bates Memorial Writing Competition


For Australian writers only, this competition is for a non-rhyming poem suitable for a child up to the age of 12 years. Maximum length is 30 lines. Open theme.

All entries are to have a separate title page with full contact details including email address for results. There is no entry fee. One entry per person.

Prizes are $150 first prize, $100 for second prize and $50 for third prize plus certificates for winners and short-listed entries.  Entries must be received on or before 31 August, 2016.

Results will be announced on the Australian Children’s Poetry blog site and in Buzz Words (http://www.buzzwordsmagazine.com) on 1 October.

Email entries to Teena Raffa-Mulligan at traffa-m@bigpond.net.au


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