Saturday, 10 April 2010

Edwin Morgan Poetry Competition

From the Stammering Poet.

Edwin Morgan Poetry Competition. You can enter online and pay over paypal.
One of the richest poetry competitions in Britain.

More rules here.

Prize: First prize of £5000 and lesser prizes of £1000, £500 and £50 (x 2)
Judges: Robert Crawford and Kathleen Jamie. (Unrelated note. Robert was born in the same hospital as my sister)
Deadline:1st JUNE 2010

* Maximum of 60 lines per poem
* Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published, self-published, published on any website or broadcast (this includes publication on social networking sites, e.g. Facebook).
* Entrants can submit up to 3 (three) poems, provided the appropriate entry fee is included: the entry fee is £5 per poem

You can read last year's winners on the website. (One man, 4 women!, judges one of each)

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