Henry Kendall Poetry Award (HKPA) call for entries

Central Coast Poets Incorporated (NSW) will be calling for entries to the Henry Kendall Poetry Award (HKPA) on January 20th 2017, closing on 28th February 2017.

A nationally recognised award; students of creative writing are particularly encouraged to participate.

The HKPA is ‘judged blind’ by critically acclaimed poetry judges. We are honoured to have as our 2017 HKPA judge, Jean Kent.
More information about Jean can be found on her website.

Three cash prizes will be awarded and 50 short-listed poems will be included in the 2017 Central Coast Poets’ anthology, published in the latter half of the year in both hard-copy and electronic form. The competition attracts entries from both established writers and emerging poets alike, Australia wide.

The entry form can be submitted on-line from 20th January 2017 via the HKPA 2017 portal on the Central Coast Poets Incorporated website.

Terms and Conditions of entry as well as FAQ’s can be viewed on-line from the first week of December 2016.

General enquiries can be made to email HKPA.

David Sabin
Chairperson
HKPA Sub-committee
Central Coast Poets Inc.