Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Bank Street Writers

International Poetry Competition 2013

Poems up to 40 lines, any subject and style.

Closing Date: 31st October 2013

Judge: Janet Rogerson
Janet Rogerson is currently studying for a PhD at the University of Manchester.
Her pamphlet A Bad Influence Girl was published by The Rialto in 2012.

Cash Prizes
Adult section:       1st £75  2nd £50  3rd  £25
Under 18 section: 1st £60  2nd £40  3rd £20

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 2013,
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·       Poems must be in English, must be unpublished and must not have won a prize in any other competition.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.
·       Fees: Adult £3.00 sterling per poem or £10 for four entries by the same person. 
   Under 18 £1 sterling per poem or £3 for four entries by the same person                   (Cheques payable to "Bank Street Writers".)

Winners will be notified by 1st November 2013.
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.

Please contact me (FJH) for entry forms.