oxford-brookes-university-international-poetry-competition-2019

Oxford Brookes University International Poetry Competition 2019


Translate:
Arabic Arabic Chinese (Simplified) Chinese (Simplified) Dutch Dutch English English French French German German Hindi Hindi Italian Italian Portuguese Portuguese Russian Russian Spanish Spanish


Deadline
2nd September 2019

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone aged 18 or over. International entries are welcome.

Description
The contest is organized by the Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre.

There are two categories:
• English as an Additional Language (EAL). To be eligible for the EAL category entrants must confirm that English is not their first language when they pay their entry fee online
• Open category – open to all poets aged 18 years and over

Entrants may enter up to a maximum of ten poems. Poems must be written primarily in English, though a few words or phrases in another language or languages can be included. Entries can be on any subject.

Jackie Kay is the judge of the 2019 competition.

Entry fees
The first three poems submitted cost £5 per poem. Subsequent entries in the same submission cost £4 per poem up to a total of ten poems.

Prizes
The winner of the Open category will receive a prize of £1,000. The runner-up (second-placed poem) will receive a prize of £200.

The winner of the EAL category will receive a prize of £1,000. The runner-up will receive a prize of £200.

How to enroll
Please visit https://www.brookes.ac.uk/poetry-centre/international-poetry-competition/ to learn more about the competition.

Curator
Hi, I'm just an ordinary reader and want to brought readers around the world together with this site. "So please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install a lovely bookshelf on the wall." – Roald Dahl
Leave a Reply