Tuesday 15 October 2013

Poetry Competitions Oct-Dec 2013

Troubadour International Poetry Prize 2013
Closing Date: 21/10/2013
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Judges: Deryn Rees-Jones & George Szirtes.
Prizes: 1st £2,500, 2nd £500, 3rd £250, 20 prizes of £20 each - plus a spring 2014 coffee-house-poetry season-ticket, a prize-winners' coffee-house poetry reading with Deryn Rees-Jones & George Szirtes for prize-winning poets.
Entry Fee: £5/ 6 Euros/ $8 per poem

See full entry details at www.coffeehousepoetry.org/prizes/ 
By Post: Troubadour International Poetry Prize, Coffee-House Poetry, PO Box 16210, LONDON W4 1ZP.
By E-mail: CoffPoetry@aol.com

National Poetry Competition 2013
Closing Date: 31st October 2013
Prizes: First Prize: £5000, Second Prize: £2000, Third Prize: £1000, Seven Commendations: £100. The top-three winning poems will be published in Poetry Review. The winner is also invited to read at the Ledbury Poetry Festival in July 2014. Up to 150 entrants will also be offered a discount on selected activities from the Poetry School. Winning and commended poems will be published on the Poetry Society website when the competition prizes are announced in spring 2014.
Judges: The judges of the 2013 National Poetry Competition are Julia Copus, Matthew Sweeney and Jane Yeh.
The National Poetry Competition is an award for individual poems that are previously unpublished.
Entry Fee: £6 for first entry, £3.50 for subsequent entries

Postal Entries: National Poetry Competition, The Poetry Society,22 Betterton Street, London, WC2H 9BX, UK
Enter online: http://www.poetrysociety.org.uk/content/competitions/npc/

What's your Place?
Closing Date: 31st December 2013
Prize: £100 plus publication in our online magazine. Organised by Holland Park Press.
Theme: a poem about a neighbourhood that's important to you.
Entry Fee: £0

More information is available from http://www.hollandparkpress.co.uk/magazine_detail.php?magazine_id=255&language=English

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