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Chocolate poetry

Arts and ReviewsJoanne Eisemann

THE CHOCOLATE Poetry competition is free to enter and open to all permanent residents of Tasmania.

Entries open on Sunday 7 July and close at midnight on Sunday 4 August 2019. There is no age restriction.

The names of the ten short-listed poets will be announced at the Launceston heat of the Australian Poetry Slam on Tuesday, 6 August 2019.

The short-listed poets will be invited to read their poems and receive their certificates. at the Latrobe heat of the Poetry Slam on Sunday 11 August, from 1pm.

The winner will be chosen from the ten finalists and will be announced at Chocolate Winterfest during the Latrobe heat of the Australian Poetry Slam.

The winner will receive a certificate, a silver cup and a hamper of chocolate goodies.

Young poets must put their age on their entry to be eligible to win the ‘Young Poet’ awards as all the finalists will receive certificates and chocolate prizes.

For further information, including rules, contact Yvonne Gluyas on 0413 321 834, or email Tasmanianpoetryslam@gmail.com.