Manchester Writing School's £2,000 Writing for Children prize

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Manchester Writing School has launched a £2,000 Writing for Children prize, open to new and established writers aged from 16 upwards.  Entrants should submit a portfolio of three to five poems, to be read by children within the ages of five to 12. The deadline for entries is 28 February 2014, judges will be Mandy Coe, Imtiaz Dharker, and Philip Gross, and prizes include publication of selected pieces from long-listed entrants in a new anthology, and an invitation to appear alongside poet laureate and Manchester Writing School director, Carol Ann Duffy, at the 2014 Manchester Children's Book Festival for the short-listed entrants. More details 

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