University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize

The University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize celebrate the significance of poetry around the world, this prize is administered by the  International Poetry Studies Institute (IPSI), and has been an annual event since 2014. You don’t have to be a student or applicant to UC to enter, but you do have to be aged 18 or over.

First place winner will receive $15,000.

The runner-up will receive $5,000.

The maximum length of the poem must be 50 lines.

There is a fee to submit your poem (there’s a discount for students).

Entries have been open since 1 December 2018 and the closing date is 30 JUNE 2019, 23:59 GMT. (You’ll have to have paid & submit your reference number along with your poem). Winners and shortlisted poems will be announced in October 2019.

So get your entries in & best of luck.

Read the conditions of entry.

Details about how to enter.


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