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Writing comp for 6 to 12 year olds: entries close 5 April 2010

ENTER OUR AUTUMN 2010 WRITING COMPETITION – WIN A $20 BOOK VOUCHER!

Entries close 5 APRIL 2010

Choose a painting by Frederick McCubbin, and write a poem about it. Your poem can be up to 10 lines long. Include a competition entry form. This may be printed from the website, photocopied, or contact us to have one emailed or posted to you.

You can see some samples of McCubbin’s artwork on the Art Gallery of WA website and at the National Gallery of Victoria website.

If you live in Western Australia, the Art Gallery of WA has an exhibition of McCubbin’s work open until 29 March 2010!

(We judge entries in three categories: under 7s, under 9s and 10 – 12s.)

Author:

Rebecca Newman is a children's writer and poet, and the editor of the Australian children's literary blog, Alphabet Soup. rebeccanewman.net.au.

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