2019 WriteNow Poetry Competition for Dunedin secondary school students OPEN for entries

By Sue Wootton | Posted: Monday May 6, 2019

Kia ora teachers, supporters and mentors of Dunedin's young writers,

Please let your talented young wordsmiths know that the 2019 WriteNow Poetry Competition for Dunedin secondary school students is open for entries. This year's competition will be judged by acclaimed poet and novelist Fiona Farrell.

This is a wonderful opportunity for Dunedin's young poets to get their voices out there, and win some great prizes. A win or placing in this competition brings these accomplished writers to the attention of a much wider audience, and helps launch a new generation of confident creative thinkers.

All the information on how to enter is on the WriteNow website, where you can also read judges' reports and winning poems from previous years: https://writenow.nz/

This year's important dates:

  • Competition closes 5pm, Friday 26 July 2019
  • Results released Monday 19 August 2019 on the WriteNow website: https://writenow.nz/

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