Haiku and Senryu will be accepted.
Entries must be previously unpublished.
Adult entries are limited to 5 per entrant and must all be on one A4 paper.
Student entries are limited to 3 per entrant and must all be on one A4 paper.
The name of the poet must be included at the bottom of the page.
A separate contact sheet must have name and contact details.
The contact sheet must also list the first line of each poem.
Font size to be at least 22pt. Any style is acceptable.
Entries will be judged purely on the text.
Any pictures or decorations must fit on the page with the Haiku.
Entries close Thursday 13 August 5 pm.
Winners listed Mon 31 August
Submit entries: Deliver to the Library, 573 Hay St Perth.
Post to GPO Box C120 Perth 6839 Haiku will not be returned unless
accompanied with a stamped, self – addressed envelope.
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The poems must be
sent as a word document attachment.
We welcome entries from overseas, but regrettably we are not able to allocate prizes or forward gift vouchers to overseas entrants.
Adult: 1st – $75 2nd – $50 3rd – $40
High School age: 1st – $50
Primary School age: 1st – $40
Winners will be listed on the Library’s web page and in the Library.
Entries will be displayed on the Haiku Wall in the Library during WA National Poetry Week from 31 August – 5 September
Entries will be judged by Maureen Sexton – WA Representative for HaikuOz – the Australian Haiku Society