Sunday, 17 August 2014

The Flambard Poetry Prize

Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts are very pleased to announce a new prize for poetry, The Flambard Poetry Prize, which has been set up in recognition of the achievements of Flambard Press and the inspiration of founders Margaret and Peter Lewis.

Between 1990 and 2012, Flambard Press published an acclaimed range of poetry and fiction, helping to nurture many emergent and established writers regionally and nationally. It was recognised as one of the finest small independent presses in the UK.

The Flambard Prize will be awarded annually to the best group of five poems submitted by a poet who has not yet published a single-authored pamphlet or collection.

Each poem should be no longer than 40 lines.

The cost of entry is £5 per group of five poems.

First prize: £1000
Second prize: £250

Deadline:1st September 2014.

All entries will be judged by Peter Bennet and Gladys Mary Coles.

For information on how to enter and guidelines please visit The Flambard Poetry Prize website

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