Vox Bendigo Fyffe Prize

Entries are invited in two categories (Poetry & Essay), with a $500 prize for each and publication as a small-format zine at Bendigo Writers Festival, August 11-13, 2017

Entries open Wednesday 1 February, 2017, and close Wednesday April 26, 2017.

Guest judges 2017: Poetry - Cate Kennedy, Essay - David Astle

Conditions of entry:

There is a $10 entry fee: multiple entries are allowed but each poem or essay must be submitted separately with a $10 fee payable per entry. All entries must be unpublished (personal blog posts excepted) and the work of a single author, resident in Australia.

Poems must be no longer than 30 lines; essays no longer than 1000 words. There is no restriction on subject or theme.

All entries must be submitted in WORD format.

A shortlist will be announced, at the judges’ discretion, by May 30. Winners announced by June 30.


Please pay your entry fee online here (new window), then fill in and submit the entry form below.

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