What is "The Infinite Birdcage?" 

Writing Competition



Entry Form


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Name of the Infinite Birdcage artwork/s that inspired your entry




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Writing Competition Information

  • The entry must be the writer’s own work

  • 2000 words or less

  • Writers must 16 years old or over and reside in Australia

  • One entry per person 

  • Theme: “Freedom” 

  • Entries emailed to John Mutsaers at 

       opusjoop1@gmail.com by 30th of March 2020 


  • Entries can be fiction or non-fiction based on their own lived experiences; in prose, poetry or play writing. 


Three finalists will be chosen by independent judges and published in the leading, “Gippsland Lifestyle” magazine and later in a book featuring, “The Infinite Birdcage,” series and the work of additional invited contributors. The outright winner will also receive a framed original drawing from the exhibition. 


Writers can also engage with the series via my website, however, some of the finer details of the artworks may be harder to find.   www.johnmutsaers.com