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River Words: Kalari River Arts Festival Poetry Comp

By October 14, 2013No Comments


Get writing. There is still time to get your entries in. Let the river inspire your poetry in this competition. Poems will go on display at Forbes Library and winning entries will be read at the Kalari-Lachlan River Arts Festival. The Festival is a celebration of country, creativity and resilience on the Kalari-Lachlan River, Forbes.

There are three sections Primary, and Secondary students, and Adults with a $100 prize offered to winners in each category.

Each poem must include the word “river”, include a title, be presented on one side of an A4-sized sheet of paper. Poetry is limited to a maximum of 30 lines.

Judging will take place by a Central West Libraries judging panel including the Central West Writers’ Centre Coordinator.

Entry is free but please attach an entry form to your poem. Entry forms are available from Forbes Library or download from Central West Libraries website homepage. Entries must be sent to River Words, Central West Libraries PO Box 35 ORANGE NSW 2800. The competition closes on the last mail, Monday 21st October 2013.For more details about festival events go to