Saturday, 13 August 2016

Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition 2016

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.
These prizes will be awarded in both categories:
  • First prize – £1,000
  • Second prize – £200
  • One Special Commendation non-cash prize
Fee: It costs the equivalent of £5 to submit a poem, or £4 per poem for more than three entries. You may enter as many poems as you wish.

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.
Judge: Daljit Nagra

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