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Segora Poetry Competition
Deadline: 14 November 2010.
1st prize £100, entry £3.50/£6.00 for two poems.
Judge: Roger Elkin.
More information from www.poetryproseandplays.co.uk

The Bedford Open Poetry CompetitionDeadline: 14 November 2010.
1st prize £300, entry £3.00.
Judge: Lucy Newlyn.
More information from www.interpretershouse.org.uk

EMERGE: Escalator Poetry Competition 2010
Deadline: 28 November 2010.
No cash prize, but an extensive package of professional support and mentoring.
Judges: Sean O’ Brien, Tom Chivers and Mimi Khalvati. Mentors: Mimi Khalvati, Daljit Nagra and George Szirtes.
More information from www.writerscentrenorwich.org.uk

The Poetry Business 24th Book & Pamphlet Competition
Deadline: 29 November 2010.
Prizes: publication by Smith/Doorstop Books, a share of £2,000 cash, publication in The North magazine, and a poetry reading hosted by The Poetry Business. Entry £25.00.
Judge: Simon Armitage.
Entrants are invited to submit a collection of 20-24 pages of poems.
More information from www.poetrybusiness.co.uk

Cinnamon Press Writing Awards: First Novel/novella
Deadline: 30 November 2010.
1st prize £400 + publication, entry £16.00.
For a novel/novella up to 10,000 words.
More information from www.cinnamonpress.com

Cinnamon Press Writing Awards: Short Story
Deadline: 30 November 2010.
1st prize £100 + publication, entry £16.00.
For stories of 2000-4000 words.
More information from www.cinnamonpress.com

Cinnamon Press Writing Awards: First Poetry Collection
Deadline: 30 November 2010.
1st prize £100 + publication, entry £16.00.
Submit 10 poems of up to 40 lines.
More information from www.cinnamonpress.com

Cafe Writers Poetry Competition 2010
Deadline: 30 November 2010.
1st prize £1000, 2nd £300, 5 x commendations £50 each. Entry £4.00.
Judge: Michael Symmons Roberts.
More information from www.cafewriters.org.uk
30th November 2010 1st $300

Cyclamens and Swords Poetry Contest
Deadline: 30 November 2010.
1st prize $300, 2nd $100, 3rd $50 + publication. Entry $5.00 / $10.00 for three poems / $15.00 for six.
Judges: Patrick Osada, Helen Bar-Lev and Johnmichael Simon.
For more information see www.cyclamensandswords.com

Yorkshire Open Poetry Competition 2010
Deadline: 30 November 2010.
1st prize £500, entry £5.00 for one/first poem then £4.00 each or £15.00 for four.
Judge: Michael Symmons Roberts.
For poems of up to 80 lines.
For details contact YOPC 2010, 32 Spey Bank, Acomb Park, York YO24 2UZ.

Awel Aman Tawe Poetry Competition
Deadline: 30 November 2010.
Adult prizes: 1st prize £200, 2nd £50, 3rd £25. Entry £3.00 / £10.00 for four.
Children’s prizes: 1st prize £20, 2nd £10, 3rd £5. Entry £1.00 / £3.00 for four.
Judges: Gillian Clarke (English entries) and Menna Elfyn (Welsh entries).
Competition for adults and children in English and in Welsh. Theme: Climate Change.
For more information see www.awelamantawe.co.uk

Leaf Writing Workshop Competition
Deadline: 30 November 2010.
1st prize £75, entry £3.00 / £10.00 for four.
This is a competetive exercise in the use of different narrative points-of-view – write a short piece, prose or poetry, in which you describe the same event using two or three different narrative point-of-views.
For more information see www.leafbooks.co.uk

  1. #1 by steph newham on July 8, 2010 – 6:23 pm

    Well done to you – this is a valuable addition to the Eden’s Art site, especially as I’m trying to summon up the courage to have ‘a few go’s’ in the near future. cheers steph

  2. #2 by Carole Baldock on September 19, 2010 – 12:23 pm

    Many thanks – picked up a couple here. And if anybody fancies a free sample of Kudos, see website for more details – http://www.kudoswritingcompetitions.com

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