Conditions: Jean Stone Poetry Award 2024

Closing date 31 August 2024


(Failure to comply with the following conditions will result in disqualification without refund).

The Award is for a poem or group of poems up to 60 lines.

  1. Entrants must be permanent residents of Australia.
  2. Submitted entries must not have previously been published, nor be under consideration for publication. Entries may have been entered in other competitions but not won a monetary prize. Receipt of entry will not be acknowledged.
  3. Multiple entries are permitted, a separate Entry Form must be submitted with each entry.
  4. Entry Fee is $15.00 per entry.
  5. The closing date is 6pm Saturday 31st August 2024.
  6. Entries are to be submitted and paid for online, using a secure credit card payment system via the form available here. The entry document can be attached before submitting (Word format only please).
  7. For those unable to use the online form, a separate form will be forwarded by email from
  8. The author’s identity must appear on the Entry Form ONLY. The author’s name must NOT appear on the entry document.
  9. The results, and the judge’s report, will be emailed to all contestants after 31st October 2024.
  10. The author retains copyright to all work submitted, although prize-winning entries must be available for publication in the Fellowship’s bulletin Writers Voice and on the FAW NSW website. Unsuccessful entries will not be returned.
  11. Entries must be original, creative and inspiring works which present to the audience an engaging work of literary excellence.
  12. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. There will be no individual appraisals.
  13. FAW NSW reserves the right not to award any prizes if, in the judge’s estimation, no entries of sufficient merit are received.
  14. Normal Competition Conditions apply.

PRIZE: $500

Cate Plink, Competitions Convenor 
8/15-21 Gosford Avenue
The Entrance NSW 2261

Or email
Phone 0492 833 522

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