If you're a poet, we want to know it!
10th Annual Poetry Competition -- If You're a Poet, We Want to Know It, is here!
Kāpiti Coast District Libraries annual poetry competition returns for the tenth year. Celebrate Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day by writing a poem on the theme “Ten”.
This year's theme highlights our successful competition that has been running for a decade, acknowledging the literacy talent of Kāpiti!
As usual the theme of "ten" can be interpreted anyway you like.
All entries will be published as a print book and eBook. Winners will be announced on National Poetry Day at the Open Mic Night at Paraparaumu Library on Friday 26 August 5.30 – 6.30pm.
Entry Details: Enter free, open to all users of the Kāpiti Coast District Libraries. You may submit one poem per person of no more than 10 lines. Enter by clicking one of three age groups below:
Please note: The entry form will be available between Monday 16 May until 5pm Sunday 19 June 2022
Entries may be in English or Te Reo Māori. Please read the guidelines and conditions of entry. By submitting your poem into this competition, you agree to these conditions.
Submission Dates: Open from Monday 16 May to 5pm Sunday 19 June 2022
Keep this date free: Friday 26 August 5.30-6.30pm.
This is the date of the Open Mic Night. A celebration of poetry on National Poetry Day. Come and read your poem before a friendly audience! The results of the competition will be announced and copies of the print book will be available for sale.