We are on the hunt for the next generation of poets and we want students to send us their poetry.


The overall winner is selected from the monthly finalist poems and will:

1. Have their poem included in a Poetry in Action touring show alongside some of the world’s most revered poets and performed to our audience of over 75000 students.
2. Have their poem filmed and performed by our troupe and uploaded online.
3. Receive $500 cash prize. In addition, the poem that places second will be awarded $250 and the third place will receive $100.



Poets must be aged 18 and under to enter.
Submitted poem cannot be more than 30 lines long.
Write about whatever you want.
Original works only accepted and it must be written by the applicant. Simply fill out the form here and hit send to win!


Alternatively, you can send us your poem as a private message via Facebook or to
info@poetryinaction.com.au – make sure you include your name, age, school and contact details so we can get in touch if you win!


Poems will be judged monthly. Entry into each monthly draw begins on the 1st and concludes on the final day of the month.


We can’t wait to hear from you!


Team PIA


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