30 September 2020
The international contest for ecological poetry has a £5,000 first prize
The international Gingko Prize is the world's biggest prize for ecopoetry. It is given is for for poems on ecological themes that deal with the climate crisis, with a £5,000 first prize.
There is a second prize of £2,000 and a third prize of £1,000. New for 2020 is an additional prize run in association with Areas of Natural Beauty (AONB), the Areas of Natural Beauty Prize. This is for landscape poems and has a £500 prize. This year's judges are Poet Laureate Simon Armitage and Jade Cuttle.
Enter original, unpublished poems of any length and in any form.
The entry fee is £7 poer poem. The Areas of Natural Beauty Prize is free to enter for people who have already entered the Gingko Prize.
The closing date is 31 October.
For full details see the website.
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