Penton Poetry Competition



Penton Poetry Competition

Nature is more than just trees, animals and scenic settings, for many it is where they find peace, solace and inspiration. Penton would love to showcase the fruits of this inspiration by hosting a poetry competition themed on nature.

The competition will run from the 1 July to 31 August 2013 and is open to all South African readers. All entries will be posted on Penton periodically and the author of the winning work will receive a R150 voucher.

To enter the competition, send your poem along with your name, pen name and email address to before the 31 August 2013.




-The competition is open to all South African residents only.

– Poems are to be in English or Afrikaans.

– No previously published works are permitted.

– Only original works will be accepted as Penton has a strict anti-plagiarism policy.

– Entrant’s legal name and email address will remain private with all entries being published on Penton under the provided pen name.

– All entries will be judged by a panel of judges comprised of Penton bloggers.

– The author of the winning poem will be contacted via email and announcements will be made on 9 September 2013 via Pentons Facebook group and page.

– The author of the winning entry will receive a R150 voucher for


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