Wednesday, 16 December 2009

Wigtown Poetry

The Wigtown Poetry Competition is the largest in Scotland.

Prizes:£2,500, runner up prize of £750, eight additional prizes of £50 each and a Gaelic prize of £500.
The winning poem and runner up will also be published in the Scotsman, or its sister paper Scotland on Sunday and will be invited to appear at the Stena Line Wigtown Book Festival 2010.

Deadline: 5pm Friday 5th February 2010

Winners will be notified by Monday 5th April. The prize-giving will take place on Saturday 1st May.

Judge: Liz Lochhead

Fees: The first poem submitted costs £6.50.
Multiple entries: the first three poems cost a total of £17.00.

See their website for more details, application form etc.

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