Poetry competition: The Women Poets' Prize

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Win £1,000 and mentoring in the free-entry competition from The Rebecca Swift Foundation

The Women Poets' Prize was set up in 2018 in memory of writer, editor and TLC founder Rebecca Swift, who died in 2017. It honours her passions for poetry and the empowerment of women.

The Prize is awarded every two years to three women poets. Each winner is matched with a poetry mentor and offered a programme of support and professional development. Each prize-winner also recieves £1,000. This year's judges are Liz Berry, Malika Booker and Pascale Petit.

To enter, send three poems, a statement about why you write poetry and a statement about what you feel you'd have to gain from winning the Women Poets' Prize.

Entry is free.

The closing date is 14 August.

For full details see the website.

 

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