Poetry competition: Overton Poetry Prize

eda73aa6-9bc2-4ee9-bd7e-9dc5d7290fd7

18 May 2016
|
Helen_Calcutt-43228.jpg Helen Calcutt
The winning poet will be published in chapbook form by Loughborough University's Lamplight Press

 

The winning poet will be published in chapbook form by Loughborough University's Lamplight Press

The Overton Poetry Prize, given in memory of Professor Bill Overton and presented by the School of English, Arts and Drama, is for a sequence of poems on any subject up to 300 lines. It wil be judged by the School's current poet in residence, Helen Calcutt (pictured).

The proceeds from the competition fund an early-career poet in residence at Loughborough University.

Two runners up will each receive £50.

Advertisements

There is an entry fee of £12. The closing date is 31 May.

 

 

For all the latest publishing news, subscribe to Writing Magazine or download our app

 

Register and sign up for our newsletter for late-breaking news, more competitions and exclusive content