National Poetry Day Celebrations: What's that Sound? Poetry Competition

We invite poets to consider sounds and silences, to explore rhythm and space on the page. Tune into the world around us, from our natural world to the city where you live. Capture the sounds of our lives and submit your poems!

Up to two poems per person

Submissions closing date: Monday, 15 August 2022

Free entry

Please read the TERMS AND CONDITIONS of entry

How to submit: Register and submit your poem online

Shortlists will be announced on Monday, Aug 22. All shortlisted entrants are invited to the Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day Event

Winners will be publicly announced and prizes presented at our Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day event on Friday 26th August 2022 between 6pm and 8pm, at the Dunedin City Library. Winners will be invited to read their poem on collection of their prize or may choose for their poem to be read on their behalf.