The aim of this competition is to give emerging writers the opportunity to publish their first collection of poetry...and to raise funds for the publishers. They rely mainly on grants to continue.
The prize includes:
1. The publication of a first collection by the winning poet.
2. The competition winner and two runners-up will also be featured in Volume XVI of the Cork Literary Review.
This year’s judge is: Joseph Woods again.
Deadline: 21st July 2014.
Submit 5-10 of your best poems initially.
Upon qualifying for the shortlist of 12 ,
poets will then submit a full manuscript of 50 poems minimum for
The poetry competition is open to poets of any nationality writing in English.
More info here
Caveat: I don't think Bradshaw books are very good at publicity....Have look for former winners...Angela Carr in 2013, Annette Skade in 2012.