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Sunday 15 April 2012

9th Kathleen Julia Bates Memorial Writing Competition: POETRY

For Australian writers only, this competition is for a poem suitable for a child aged 5 to 8 years. All entries are to have a separate title page with full contact details and to include a SSAE for results. Entrants will also receive a score sheet.

Entry fee $10 per poem: money order or cheque payable to Di Bates. Payment can be made online c- dibates@pacific.net.au but no email entries, thank you.

Prizes are $150 first prize, $100 for second prize and $50 for third prize plus certificates for winners and short-listed entries. Winning and commended entries might be chosen for inclusion in an anthology, with payment made as well by a major publisher.

Entries must be received 13 July.

Results announced in Buzz Words (All the Buzz about Children’s Books) www.buzzwordsmagazine.com

Send entries to Di Bates, PO Box 2116, Woonona East NSW 2517