Poetry Competition 2021 is now open!
Published on 28 June 2021
Upper Hutt Libraries’ annual Poetry Competition is back! Celebrate with us in the lead-up to National Poetry Day on 27 August and create a poem on the theme “Dreams”. The Poetry Competition is open from 25 June 2021 - 1 August 2021, all entries must be submitted by 4pm 1 August 2021.
Awards night will be held on 27 August at Upper Hutt Libraries from 6 - 7:30pm
- Children 5 - 12yrs
- Teens 13 - 17yrs
Submit your poem below
Terms and Conditions
All entries must be received by 4pm, 1 August 2021.
Poems must have the theme of 'Dream'.
Poems must fit on an A4 page.
Poems must be original and not have been submitted to any previous competition or promotion.
Prizes are awarded in each category and a People's Choice Award in the Adult's category only.
Entries must be submitted with this form to a drop box at Central or Pinehaven library, or entered online.
Entries must be entered with an official entry form.
In the event of being shortlisted, you must be available to attend the Poetry Awards Night at our Central Library on Friday 27 August 2021.