Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Poetry Competition

Now is the time to earn some serious dosh for Christmas or Divali or whatever...

Bank Street Writers
International Poetry
Competition 2009

Poems up to 40 lines, any subject and style.

Judge: Pat Winslow

Closing Date: 31st December 2009

Cash Prizes: 1st £75 2nd £50 3rd £25

All winning entries will be published in the internationally circulating "Current Accounts" magazine. Some commended entries may also be published at the editor’s discretion. A free copy of “Current Accounts” will be sent to each entrant whose work is published.

Please send your poems, fees and entry forms to:

Bank Street Writers Poetry Competition 2009,
Jolyon Coombs, 37, Carslake Avenue, Bolton BL1 4BT


• Poems must be in English, must be unpublished and must not have won a prize in any other competition.
• They must be typed or word-processed, with the title at the top of the page, but the entrant's name must not appear on the poem itself.
• A completed entry form must be enclosed with each entry or set of entries.
• Entry fees: £3.00 sterling for the first entry, £2.00 for each subsequent entry by the same person. (Cheques payable to "Bank Street Writers".)
Winners will be notified by 1st February 2010. No person may receive more than one prize. The judge’s decisions will be final and no correspondence will be entered into. Manuscripts will not be returned - please keep a copy.
Please enclose an s.a.e. marked “R” if you wish to receive details of the results.

Many thanks to our sponsor, Sweetens Bookshop, Bolton.


To: Bank Street Writers Poetry Competition 2009,
Jolyon Coombs, 37, Carslake Avenue, Bolton, BL1 4BT



I wish to enter the Bank Street Writers Poetry Competition 2009 and enclose £............ payable to "Bank Street Writers" (£3.00 for the first entry, £2.00 for each subsequent entry). I accept the Conditions of the Competition.

signed…………………………………………… date………………………

(continue overleaf if necessary)

This form may be photocopied if required
Please ensure that you have completed all necessary sections!