Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Magma Magazine Competition

I have a soft spot for Magma. The mag is great and the editorship changes so it's different every time and they don't get stuck in a rut.

Anyway, they've a competition, two competitions.

Deadline 16 December 2012.

Magma's Judge's Prize
Judge: Gillian Clarke, the National Poet of Wales
11 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 comprising Laurie Smith (panel Chair), Julia Bird, Roberta James, Rob Mackenzie, and Karen McCarthy Woolf.
(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 2013 and be invited to read alongside Gillian Clarke at Magma’s prize-giving event in London.

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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