Poetry prize: Café Writers Competition 2019

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Win a first prize of £1,000 in the annual competition from Café Writers

 

Win a first prize of £1,000 in the annual competition from Café Writers

The competition is for original, unpublished poems up to 40 lines. This year's judge is Zaffar Kunial, whose debut Us (2018) was shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize and the Costa Poetry Award.

There is a first prize of £1,000, a second prize of £300, a third prize of £200 and five commended prizes of £50. There is also a £100 Norfolk Prize for the best poem by a permanent Norfolk resident not winning another prize.

The entry fee is £4 per poem or £10 for three poems and £2 per poem thereafter.

The closing date is 30 November.

For full details see the website.

 

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