Tuesday, 8 May 2012

The Ted Hughes Young Poets Award 2012

The Ted Hughes Young Poets Award 2012 is now open for entries.

Theme - Stages

Judge: Andrew McMillan.
  • First Prize: £100
  • Runner-Up: £50
in each of three age categories: 6 – 10 years, 11-14 years, 15-18 years.

Poems should be no longer than 40 lines.

Entry for the Ted Hughes Young Poets Award is free of charge, but each poem should be accompanied by an entry form.

The prize for the poetry competition will be awarded on Friday 19th October at The Ted Hughes Festival 2012.

Closing date for entries: Friday 6th July 2012.

Information and a downloadable entry form can be found at http://www.calderdale.gov.uk/leisure/libraries/readers/writing-competition/index.html

If you would like a hard copy of the leaflet, please send an sae to Anna Turner at Central Library, Northgate, Halifax, HX1 1UN.

For the Ted Hughes Young Poets Award please remember to include your age on the entry form.

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