Tom Collins Poetry Prize 2019

Enter one of Australia’s most prestigious poetry competitions!

The Tom Collins Poetry Prize is an annual competition inaugurated by FAWWA in 1975 in memory of the Australian author Joseph Furphy (1843 – 1912). Under the name Tom Collins, he wrote the Australian classic,  Such is Life, as well as many poems.

Poem length: Up to 60 lines.

The Tom Collins Poetry Prize is one of Australia’s most prestigious poetry prizes, with first place being awarded $1000. Second prize: $300 and 3rd prize: $100.

Competition opens 1st October closes 15th December. Winners are announced in February

Limit of five entries per person, $10 for each entry. Submit a separate entry for each poem.

Further guidelines and entry available on www.fawwa.org/writing-competitions