Poetry Competition Supports Young Persons Charity

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5 Aspects of ME are a charitable organisation, based in Lancashire, that supports children and young people aged 7 to 16 years. The 'M' stands for Mentoring and the 'E' stands for Education - the two key areas of their work with young people.  They have worked for more than 20 years with children in some of the toughest wards in the UK. Every child, indeed every person, wants to be happy and thriv...

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Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2018 Winners Announced

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The Poetry Society has announced today the top 15 winners and 85 commended poets of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2018 at a prize-giving ceremony at the Southbank Centre, Royal Festival Hall, London. Organised by The Poetry Society and generously supported by the Foyle Foundation, the Foyl...

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€10,000 Moth Poetry Prize is Open For Business

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The Moth Poetry Prize is one of the most prestigious – and lucrative – awards in the world for a single unpublished poem, with an overall prize of €10,000, and three runner-up prizes of €1,000.  The p...

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What Price Poetry?

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Following an article on Write Out Loud from our Contributing Editor Patrick Wright discussing the merits of poetry competitions (A Gamble Worth Taking), a recent debate on social media sparked some co...

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Bare Fiction Boost for Low Income Writers

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Bare Fiction, a print magazine that publishes and promotes new writing in poetry, fiction, short stories and theatre, put out a call via an email newsletter, Facebook and Twitter for low income writer...

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Last call for Foyle Young Poets Award entries

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“For me poetry isn’t about ‘understanding’ it’s about experiencing, like a dream, or a movie played on the inside of your eyelids.” – Caroline Bird (pictured), Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award Winn...

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Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Open For Entries

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If the recent article on Write Out Loud from our Contributing Editor Patrick Wright about entering poetry competitions has kick-started your competitive nature, why not take a look at the Aesthetica M...

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A Gamble Worth Taking: Entering Poetry Competitions

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‘If you don’t buy a ticket, you don’t win the lottery’, so the saying goes. And the same can be said of entering poetry competitions. To get anywhere in the poetry world, such as looking to win the Ma...

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