Roz Goddard to judge WoLF/Write Out Loud competition on 'vision' theme

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Wolverhampton Literature Festival’s 2020 poetry competition, in conjunction with Write Out Loud, has opened for entries on the theme of “vision”. This year's judge Roz Goddard says she's partial to poems "that are unexpected, inventive, filmic with a sumptuous spread, playful poems, intense poems that make me catch my breath, poems where I get a sense of the poet firmly in their own authentic territory, opening their shoulders...

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