Calling all writers
AU$1,000.00 in prize money for the best piece of writing
(poetry or prose, fiction or nonfiction)
relating to one or more of Australia’s ocean pools.
in the Pat Skinner 2017 writing award.
If you can write something better than the following limerick inspired by the Merewether Ocean Baths pictured above, you could be the winner!
In the ocean baths down at Merewether,
a large man wore only a feather.
When told “It’s not cool
to wear that in this pool”.
he answered “Whatever, whatever”.
Competition open to persons of all ages from anywhere in the world.
You can enter poetry or prose, fiction or nonfiction relating to one or more of the useable ocean pool or the ghost ocean pools listed on our website
You can submit multiple entries, but each entry must be your own original work, be submitted in digital format, identify the ocean pools it relates to and explain how it relates to these pools.
No entry fees.
Go here to enter your writing
Entries close 31 October 2017.
Winner to be announced before 31 December 2017.
Judges’ decision is final.
For more information about this competition, contact us
Prize money for this award is provided by our sponsor, Diverse Productions Pty Ltd.