Monday, 12 January 2009

Prizes from New Welsh Review and Poetry Wales

A reminder of the details of the New Welsh Review Poetry Prize - closing date 30th January:

New Welsh Review, in association with Aberystwyth University Department of English and Creative Writing, is delighted to announce a new prize for poetry.

The prize, to be judged by award-winning poet Philip Gross, is open to New Welsh Review subscribers, and to students in the Aberystwyth University Department of English and Creative Writing. Entry is free. The winner will receive £200, with £50 each for two runners-up, at a ceremony in March 2009.

Visit the New Welsh Review website to download an entry form.

Over at Poetry Wales, there's the The Poetry Wales Purple Moose Poetry Prize. Sponsored by Purple Moose brewery, Porthmadog, and judged by poets ZoĆ« Skoulding (Poetry Wales Editor) and Patrick McGuinness, this is an open competition for short collections of 20-24 poems. The winner of this pamphlet competition will receive £250 and publication of their short collection. Closing date 1st May.

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