competitions, info, teachers' resources

Kids writing comp closes 3 January 2010!

There’s still time to enter our summer writing competition and win a $20 book voucher!

Entries are judged in three age categories: under 7s, under 9s, and 12-and-under.

To download an entry form – and for competition details – head over to the Alphabet Soup website! Entries close 3 January 2010.


Haiku competition

If you like to write haiku and senryu, you might like to enter the 2009 City of Perth Library Haiku Competition. (First prize in the primary school category is a $40 gift voucher!) Entries close Thursday 13 August 2009, at 5 pm.

Entries will be displayed on the Haiku Wall in the Library during the WA National Poetry Week (31 Aug – 5 Sept). Entries will be judged by the Office of the Consulate-General of Japan, Perth.

Make sure you read the entry conditions.


Competition for young poets in Western Australia

If you are 25 or younger, live in Western Australia and like writing poetry, bushlandyou could enter your work in The Roland Leach Poetry Prize.

Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third in each age grouping. Winners receive book vouchers, a trophy and a certificate. The Roland Leach Poetry Prize is presented to the writer with the most outstanding entry.

Entries must be received no later than 5pm, Friday 4 September 2009.

For more information and an entry form, see the Nedlands Library website, or call them on 9273 3644.