Friday, 14 March 2014

14th International Poetry on the Lake Competition

Deadline: 28th April 2014 

Theme 'Weather'    max 50 lines

“Poets are always taking the weather so personally.” J.D. Salinger 

Be inspired by weather, good or bad, or just make a reference to (e.g. 'a sunny disposition' , 'he stormed in' )  

Silver Wyvern & €500 to winner;     2nd €200
Prize for best sonnet €100
plus other prizes.

CHOOSE A PEN NAME (Name, phrase, number, whatever)
Entrants must be over 16 years old. Poems must be in English.
Poems must be unpublished and not have won a prize previously.
Maximum lines - 50
No separate categories this year, except for sonnets

All results will be on this website in July, winners and commended will be notified.

Postal entries
: £6 per poem (£15 x 3, then £5) or €10 (€20 x 3 ). 

2 copies of each poem, both with pen name only; put contact details, titles, fee in sealed envelope with just pen name & poem titles on outside.

Only UK cheques or (crossed) POs accepted (payable to G.Griffin-Hall), 

Euro/dollars: pay Paypal (Donation button below) or send euro/$ notes (wrap in silver foil).

SEND TO:  Poetry on the Lake, Isola San Giulio, 28016 Orta NO, Italy

Email entries: first pay by Paypal (Donations button here - you do not need a Paypal account, you can pay with a credit card), note transaction ID and send in attachment with contact details, titles of poems, pen name.

Send poem/s marked with pen name, all poems preferably in one file, as second attachment. Fees: £8/€11/$12 per poem. 

Email to, subject line: 2014 comp/Paypal ID transaction number

Results by July

Link here

1 comment:

Michael Farry said...

Three female judges!!!