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Closing date: Annual Banjo Paterson Writing Awards

Fri April 20 - Sat June 23

We have increased the prize money in the two sections with $2,000 in prizemoney for the Short Story section and $2,000 in prizemoney for the Contemporary Poetry section. Open Sat 17 February 2018 – Friday 20 April 2018

 The entry fee for adults has also increased from $10 to $15. The Children’s section entry fee for those age up to 16 years remains the same at $5.

There will no longer be an option for bush poets in the Writing Awards.

The Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival, run by Len Banks,  held in Orange during February will still be a place where people can perform their poetry https://brandorange.com.au/orange-nsw/banjo-paterson-festival/





Fri April 20
Sat June 23
Event Category:


Local Government Area
Literature, Heritage


Central West Libraries
147 Byng St
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia
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