Caselberg Trust International Poetry Prize 2014


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Sue Wootton (now poetry editor for ODT) will judge the Caselberg Trust International Poetry Prize 2014. For details on Sue and the award see the link here.

Information for Entrants

The competition opens 1st October 2013. Entries will be judged blind. First prize, $500, Second prize $250, plus 5 Highly-commended for which there are no monetary prizes. The first- and second-placed poems will be published in the May 2014 issue of Landfall, and all winning and highly-commended entries will be published on the Caselberg Trust web-site (copyright remaining with the authors).

Poems must be the original work of the entrant, previously unpublished, and not submitted elsewhere. Poems must be no more than 40 lines in length.

Entries must be typed, double-spaced, and any style or subject will be considered. The poet’s name must not appear on the manuscript.

Entries may be submitted by e-mail to  typed double-spaced in the body of the e-mail rather than as attachments. Up to three entries may be sent in one e-mail.

Alternatively, entries may be submitted by post (typed, double-spaced, on one side of the page) to ‘Caselberg Poetry Prize, PO Box 71, Portobello, Dunedin 9048, NZ’.

Entry fee: $15 for up to three poems from any one entrant. Payment may be made to any branch of the ANZ Bank or by online direct credit, to the Caselberg Trust, a/c no. 06-0901-0353698-00, giving your name as the payer reference; or by cheque made out to ‘Caselberg Trust’.

Along with your entries, whether by e-mail or as hard copy, please provide your name and postal address and phone number, and your e-mail address (for receipt of your entry fee when this is received). If you have no e-mail address, and you want a receipt, please send a stamped addressed envelope.


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