2011 City of Perth Library Haiku Competition

Entries for this competition close on 16 August. Winners will be listed on the Library’s web page and in the Library. Entries will be displayed on the Poetry Wall in the Library during the WA celebrations of National Poetry Week 29 August - 3 September and the WA Spring Poetry Festival organised by WA Poets Inc.

Submission guidelines are shown below.

Entry Conditions
• Haiku and Senryu will be accepted
• Entries must be previously unpublished
• Adult entries are limited to 5 per entrant and must all be on one A4 page
• Student entries are limited to 3 per entrant and must all be on one A4 page
• The name of the poet must be included at the bottom of the page
• A separate contact sheet must have name and contact details
• The contact sheet must also list the first line of each poem
• Font size to be at least 22pt. Any style is acceptable
• Entries will be judged purely on the text
• Any pictures or decorations must fit on the page with the Haiku
• Entries close Thursday 16 August, 5 pm
• Submit entries:

Deliver… to the Library, 573 Hay St Perth
Post… GPO Box C120 Perth 6839
(Emailed poems must be sent as a word document attachment)

Entries will be judged by Maureen Sexton.

Haiku will not be returned unless accompanied with a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Overseas entries are welcome, but are not eligible for prizes.

Adult: 1st - $ 75
2nd - $ 50
3rd - $40
Primary School age:
1st - $25
High School age:
1st - $25