Sunday, 13 November 2011

Magma magazine Poetry Competition

I have a soft spot for Magma as they published one of my poems last year. It's the only poem I've written in a Clondalkin accent (I can never read it out loud)

Anyway, they've a competition, two competitions.

Deadline 30th November

Magma's Judge's Prize
Judge: George Szirtes
Up to 80 lines (unusually long)
First Prize £500
Second Prize £200
Third Prize £100


Editors Prize for a short poem
Up to 10 lines
Judged by a panel of Magma Editors
(I would love to be a guest editor on a magazine. Offers please)
First Prize £500
Second Prize £200
Plus 10 Special Mentions £10 each
As part of the prize, all 15 winners will have their poems published in our Spring Issue 2012 and be invited to read alongside George Szirtes at Magma’s prize-giving event on Monday 13 February 2012 in London.

Monday. Hm, London Hm

Competition Entry Fees: £5 per poem or £15 for four poems, except for Magma Poetry magazine subscribers who pay £3 per poem or £9 for four poems.

 More here

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