Deadline: midnight on 31st August 2016.
Poems are welcomed in the following two categories:
- English as Second Language – open to all poets over 18 years of age who write in English as an additional language
- Open category – open to all poets over 18 years of age.
- First prize – £1,000
- Second prize – £200
- One Special Commendation non-cash prize
Usual conditions. In particular please note:
- All entries are judged anonymously and the poet’s name must not appear on the poem itself.
- All poems must have a title and must not exceed 50 lines in length (excluding title).
- The prize money is generated entirely through entry fees and maybe reduced if an insufficient number of entries is received.
- Prize-winners and shortlistees will be notified by early October 2016 and invited to an award ceremony on 25 November 2016 in Oxford.