Saturday, 11 May 2013

Wigtown Poetry Competition

The Wigtown Poetry Competition is Scotland’s most prestigious poetry prize. Fees are quite steep though.

Winning poets will be invited to appear at the Wigtown Book Festival in 2013.

The winners, the runner-up and 8 commended poems will be published in Southlight, the Dumfries and Galloway Literary magazine.

Deadline: 5pm Friday 31st May 2013 

Judges: Robin Robertson, Meg Bateman and Liz Niven

Link here

1st Prize £2000
Runner-up £400
8 runners up £25

Top Prize money has decreased but there are small additional prizes now.

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