Judged by Elizabeth Smither
First Prize: $250.00
Second Prize: $100.00
Two runners up will receive one year’s subscription to Takahē
Unpublished poems of up to 50 lines long on any theme will be accepted.
Entry Fee: $5 per poem
Entry Forms can be downloaded here:
Each poem should be printed on one side of A4 and posted to:
Takahē 2017 Poetry Competition
PO Box 13-335
to be received no later than August 31
no email entries please
Result will be published in Takahē issue 91 (December 2017)
This new name commemorates Monica Taylor, a one-time contributor to Takahē
She represents all those whose publication in its pages brings unexpected delight.