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Workshop 2000 -
Valuing Our World Poetic Heritage

Poetry competition form 

World Congress of Poets - Valuing Our World Poetic Heritage

7th-8th October 2000  NSW Writers’ Centre, Rozelle, Sydney

                                                (please print)

Please reserve a place for me at this workshop. I enclose a cheque/money order made out to World Congress of Poets, which includes entry fee for the pre-workshop poetry competition. Workshop fees: Weekend A$40/ $35 concession, one day A$20/15 concession. Please circle amount enclosed.

phone __________________



Postcode _________ email_______________________________________


I speak the following language(s) - please circle: English, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, French, Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Polish, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese, other(s) please specify _________________ I would like to work with a translator - YES/NO. Language_________________

Post to: the Treasurer, World Congress of Poets

PO Box 188, Plumpton NSW 2761


Pre-workshop poetry competition – conditions of entry

1 You must register for the workshop in order to enter this competition

2 Your poem must bear some relationship to the themes of the World Congress of Poets

3 One entry only which must be your original work and not have won a prize previously

4 Your poem must be in English or translated into English

5 The Poem must be typed and no longer than 50 lines.

6 Entries must be received by 15 July 2000


7 The author’s name (and translator’s name if applicable) must not appear on the poem.

8 The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the result

9 the winning poet will receive a certificate on 7th October 2000.

10 A selection of the best entries will be published in an anthology to be launched at the Workshop -

Valuing Our World Poetic Heritage.


World Congress of Poets poetry competition

Your name ____________________Translator’s name (if applicable)_________________

Your address___________________________________________________

Title of poem____________________________________

Send your entry to: Poetry competition, World Congress of Poets, 15 Curtis Street, RYDE NSW 2112