Sunday, 1 October 2017

Troubadour Poetry Prize

Judged by Imtiaz Dharker & Michael Symmons Roberts
Prizes: 1st £2,000; 2nd £1,000; 3rd £500
plus, with thanks to leading poetry magazines & troubadour coffee-house,
  • 1 two-year subscription to the manhattan review
  • 5 one-year subscriptions to poetry (from poetry foundation)
  • 3 one-year subscriptions to poetry ireland review
  • 2 one-year subscriptions to the rialto
  • £100 troubadour restaurant gift voucher
  • bottle of troubadour champagne 
  • quickest turnaround - just 5 weeks from deadline (Oct 16th) to contacting winners (Nov 20th, a week before prizegiving), tying up your poems for the shortest possible time
  • fairest judging - our judges read all poems submitted, no sifters, no shortlisters
  • read at the Troubadour - the chance to read alongside Imtiaz Dharker, Michael Symmons Roberts & 2017 prize-winners at our Poetry Prize Celebration (Nov 27th), a gala event with music from classical duo, Aisling & Julie-Anne Manning
  • winning poems are forwarded to prestigious Forward Prize for Best Single Poem 2018 (see Forward Prizes)

Fees: Entries must be accompanied by fees of £6/€7/$7.50 for 1st poem & £4/€5/$5 for each subsequent poem in same submission 

Enter by e-mail or post, full details on website, by Mon 16th October

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