Southport Writers’ Circle International Poetry Competition 2010

12 April 2010

ADJUDICATOR: Alison Chisholm
First Prize: £200, Second Prize: £100, Third Prize: £50
(In addition: £25 Humour Prize; £25 Local Prize)

RULES: Please read carefully

1. Poems should bear no identification of the poet. Local entrants (Liverpool and Preston postcodes) should mark poems with an ‘L’ in the top right corner. Please enclose a sealed envelope marked with the titles of your entries and containing a stamped, self-addressed envelope.
2. All entries must be typed on A4 paper, in English, and must be the original, unpublished work of the entrant.
3. Each entry should be accompanied by the appropriate fee of £3 per poem. Cheques/Postal orders should be in sterling and payable to SOUTHPORT WRITERS’ CIRCLE.
4. A maximum of 40 lines per poem is allowed.
5. The closing date for entries will be 30th April 2010
6. Please keep a copy of your poem(s) as manuscripts cannot be returned.
7. The adjudicator’s decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into. Entrants will receive a copy of the adjudicator’s report.

No application form is required. Envelopes should be marked ‘POETRY COMPETITION’ and sent to: –
Southport Writers’ Circle
18 Ditchfield
L37 4EQ
Please DO NOT send entries by recorded delivery.


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