Monday, 22 June 2015

The Manchester Poetry Prize

This competition must be one of the most lucrative for unpublished poetry.

Poetry Prize: £10,000
Deadline: Friday 25th September 2015
Entry fee: £17.50
Poetry Judges: Adam O’Riordan, Olivia Cole and Kei Miller

£10,000 prizes for the best portfolio of three to five poems (maximum combined length: 120 lines). Open internationally to new and established writers aged 16 or over (no upper age limit).
  • All work submitted for consideration can be on any subject, and written in any style or form, but must be the entrant's own original writing, and should not have appeared in print or appear on a website (including blogs and social networking sites) or have been broadcast, for the duration of the Manchester Poetry Prize (which is deemed to begin on the date of entry and end on Friday 27th November 2015). Work found to be published in print or on a website or to have been broadcast will be disqualified without refund of the entry fee.

There's also a short story competition up to 2,500 words. Details for both here

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