Deadline 25th February

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York Literature Festival / York Mix Poetry Competition 2018

The York Literature Festival / York Mix Poetry Competition 2018

This year’s judge is acclaimed poet Andrew McMillan.

The closing date for entries is February 25, 2018.

The first prize rises to £600, with a runner-up award of £150, a third prize of £75 and a new, fourth prize of £50.

At the judge’s discretion, up to ten Highly Commended and 15 Commended poems will each win their writer a certificate.

The minimum entry fee is £6 for a single poem; £15 for up to two or three; £17.50 for four; £20 for five. There is no limit to the number of poems that can be submitted.

 

The Helen Cadbury Prize of £50 – formerly The York Prize – is renamed in honour of the York author, poet and friend of the festival who died last year.

The prize is awarded to an excellent poem from an entrant with a York (YO) postcode.


Full details and how to enter can be found on The York Mix website: www.yorkmix.com/entertainment/competition