Open Section

First Prize - $2,000, Runner Up - $300

Youth Section

First Prize - $250, Runner Up - $50

CALD Youth sub-category

First Prize - $250, Runner Up - $50

Key Dates

Opens on the 1st June, 2022

Closes on the 1st September 2022

Awards Ceremony - 20th November 2022 – 2:00pm

The Awards Ceremony will be a hybrid event available online and in person in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges on the 20th November 2022 at 2:00pm.

Entry Fees

Open Section

$15 per poem entry

Youth Section

4 poems for free (12-18 years) – additional entries $5 per poem

Youth Sub - Category CALD

Open to poets aged 12-18 who have spoken English for 5 years or less. Eligible poets use checkbox when entering youth section, to also be included in this sub-section.

See full terms and conditions for further details

Woorilla Poetry Prize is 100% volunteer run and not-for-profit. Donations help to pay judges, cover expenses and increase prize money. 

For greater donations or sponsorship opportunities, contact us at info@woorilla.org.au 

Thanks for helping Woorilla Poetry Prize grow and support emerging poets.

Woorilla Poetry Prize is 100% volunteer run and not-for-profit. Donations help to pay judges, cover expenses and increase prize money.

For greater donations or sponsorship opportunities, contact us at info@woorilla.org.au
Thanks for helping Woorilla Poetry Prize grow and support emerging poets.

Woorilla Poetry Prize is 100% volunteer run and not-for-profit. Donations help to pay judges, cover expenses and increase prize money.

For greater donations or sponsorship opportunities, contact us at info@woorilla.org.au
Thanks for helping Woorilla Poetry Prize grow and support emerging poets.

Woorilla Poetry Prize is 100% volunteer run and not-for-profit. Donations help to pay judges, cover expenses and increase prize money.

For greater donations or sponsorship opportunities, contact us at info@woorilla.org.au
Thanks for helping Woorilla Poetry Prize grow and support emerging poets.

Woorilla Poetry Prize