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2013-04-13 | |
The competition is for unpublished poems of any length and in any style by women poets.
Plus two optional extras: A week's writing retreat at Cove Park* and a mentoring session with the editor of Poetry Review*
2nd Prize: £400
3rd Prize: £200
17 runners up win £25 each. All winning poems will be published in issue 59 of Mslexia, published in September 2013.
Judge: Kathleen Jamie
Closing date: 17 June 2013
Entry fee: £7 for up to three poems.
Please make sure you have read the rules before submitting your entry.
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* PRIZE TERMS
▪ Acceptance of any element of the prize is optional. If the winner is unable to attend the retreat or mentoring session, we will need to be informed as soon as possible.
▪ The date of the Cove Park retreat is to be agreed between Cove Park and the competition winner. The retreat is accommodation only.
▪ The date of the mentoring afternoon with the editor of Poetry Review is to be agreed between the editor and the competition winner.
▪ The winner is responsible for any other expenses involved in attending the Cove Park retreat and the mentoring afternoon (e.g. travel, food, etc.). These prizes must be taken before 31 December 2014.
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