1. Submission fee $5 AUD
2. Entry must be no more than 50 lines
3. Submissions must be in English only
4. One submission per person. To submit another poem you will need to complete a new submission and make another fee payment.
5. Poems may be of any theme or style.
6. Entrants may submit to one age category only:
-20 and under
-21 and above
* Selected winners will NOT have their age made public on any platform
* Selected winners who are under 18 years will need to provide parental consent to be published in Poetica Vol 2.
7. Please provide a Facebook username or Instagram handle as part of you submission. This will allow us to tag you in any announcements on our social media bases, and provide an alternative route of contact.
8. Entries must not be published works in any books, magazines or e-publications (not including personal blogs/websites).
9. Note, as our website and print publications are open to and accessed by audiences of all ages, we will not be able to publish works considered of racier, or more adult nature. For this reason, we recommend not submitting content of this genre into the By Me Poetry Competition.
By submitting an entry to By Me Poetry Competition 2018, you confirm that all work submitted is original and belongs to you, violating no prior copyright agreements. You also give permission for By Me Poetry and it's subgroups to publish your work, in part or in full, onto their social media pages and printed works.