SpineOut : August 14
The Somerset National Poetry Prize is open to all Australian high school students. It is a wonderful opportunity for serious student writers, encouraging them in their literary growth. And there are also some fantastic prizes on offer! Here’s what the competition entails: • Opening Date 1 August 2014 • Closing Date 19 December 2014 • Write a poem of no more than 50 lines The Somerset National Poetry Prize is open to ALL current secondary students who are Australian citizens or permanent residents attending school in Australia. Students receiving home schooling are eligible to enter. Entrants must be under 19 years of age as of the competition closing date. The winner in each category will receive $300 plus flights to the Gold Coast to attend the Somerset Celebration of Literature in March 2015. Click here for more information and details on how to enter. The Somerset National Poetry Prize Upcoming Film NeXt Issue What’s coming up? Your (yes you!): book reviews stories poetry films photographs art Send in your stuff now and get PUBLISHED! Wait there’s more! The October issue of SpineOut features TRAVEL, whether that be by car, rocket, plane, train, bicycle, jetpack, boat, horse or foot! The last bits Win a mystery book pack! Agree or disagree ? University education should be free. Email your answers here. Winners will be randomly drawn from all entries received by 1 October 2014.