€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The Moth Poetry Prize is one of the most prestigious – and lucrative – awards in the world for a single unpublished poem, with an overall prize of €10,000, and three runner-up prizes of €1,000.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 prize is judged anonymously by a single poet. The judge only learns who the shortlisted poets are following the selection of the winning poems.

Editor of The Moth Rebecca O’Connor told Write Out Lou...

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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 concerns about the escalating entry fees that some competitions are charging.  Everybody needs to be p...

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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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