The Tom Collins Poetry Prize is an annual competition inaugurated by FAWWA in 1975 in memory

of Australian author Joseph Furphy (1843 – 1912). Under the name Tom Collins, he wrote the Australian classic, Such is Life, as well as many poems.

1st prize: $1,000. 2nd prize: $300. 3rd prize: $100.

Poem length: up to 60 lines

Competition opens October 1, 2017 and closes December 15, 2017

Open theme

Limit of five entries per person
$10 for each entry

The Tom Collins Poetry Prize is an annual competition inaugurated by FAWWA in 1975 in memory of Australian author Joseph Furphy (1843 – 1912) who wrote the classic Such is Life, under the name Tom Collins.He also wrote many fine poems
 

The Tom Collins Poetry Prize  is one of Australia’s most prestigious poetry prizes, with first place being awarded a $1,000 prize.

To view terms and conditions, and to enter the Tom Collins Poetry Prize 2017, go here.