Deadline 30th November

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Cafe Writers Open
Poetry Competition 2017

CAFE WRITERS OPEN POETRY COMPETITION 2017

Closing Date 30th Nov 2017

PRIZES

1st  £1000       

2nd £300 3rd £200  

Six Commended Prizes of £50

Funniest Poem £100

The Norfolk Prize   £100 awarded to the best poem from a permanent Norfolk resident not winning another prize

Entry Fee: £4 per poem; or £10 for 3 poems and £2.00 per poem thereafter

Sole Judge: Liz Berry

Liz Berry’s debut collection, Black Country (Chatto & Windus, 2014), was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, received a Somerset Maugham Award, won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Award and won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection 2014. Black Country was chosen as a book of the year by The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Mail, The Big Issue and The Morning Star. Liz’s poems have been broadcast on BBC Radio, television and recorded for the Poetry Archive. She has been a judge for major prizes including The Forward Prizes for Poetry and Foyle Young Poets.

 

Details are on the Cafe Writers website: www.cafewriters.co.uk/home/poetry-competition