Bank Street Writer's Poetry Competition 2008

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Poems: up to 40 lines, any subject and style.

Judge: Linda Chase

Linda Chase is an American poet, living in Manchester, who teaches at Manchester Metropolitan University and runs Poets and Players.
    Publications ?" These Goodbyes,  Fatchance Press, 1995; with Carcanet ?" The Wedding Spy, 2001 and Extended Family, 2006

Cash Prizes: 1st prize,  £70;   2nd,  £40;   3rd,   £25.

Plus: Sweetens Bookshop Prize: £30.00 book token for the best poem by a local author (from Bolton & Bury)

All winning entries will be published in the internationally circulating "Current Accounts" magazine and will be considered for inclusion in the new “Bolton Anthology”. Some commended entries may also be published at the editors’ discretion.

A free copy of “Current Accounts” will be sent to each entrant whose work is published.

Send your poems, fees and entry forms (cut and paste entry form below) to:

Bank Street Writers Competition 2008,

c/o Jolyon Coombs, 37, Carslake Avenue, Bolton  BL1 4BT

 

Closing Date:       1st May 2008

 

CONDITIONS:

·       Poems must be in English, must be unpublished, and must not have won a prize in any other competition.

·       They must be typed or word-processed, with the title at the top of the first page, but the entrant's name must not appear on the poem itself.

·       A completed entry form must be enclosed with each entry or set of entries.

·       Entry fees:  £3.00 sterling for the first entry, £2.00 for each subsequent entry by the same person.    (Cheques payable to "Bank Street Writers".)

Winners will be notified by 1st June 2008 Winning entries and selected commended entries will be published in “Current Accounts” magazine in Autumn, 2008

No person may receive more than one prize. The judges' decisions will be final and no correspondence will be entered into. Manuscripts will not be returned - please keep a copy.

Entrants whose post code begins with “BL” are eligible for the “local author” prize.

Please enclose an s.a.e. marked “R” if you wish to receive details of the results.

Many thanks to sponsor, Sweetens Bookshop, Bolton .

ENTRY FORM

 

 

To: Bank Street Writers Competition 2008,

c/o  Jolyon Coombs, 37, Carslake Avenue, Bolton, BL1 4BT

 

NAME:………………………………………………………………

 

ADDRESS:………………………………………………………..

 

          ………………………………………………………………

 

I wish to enter the Bank Street Writers Competition 2008 and enclose £............ payable to "Bank Street Writers" (£3.00 for the first entry, £2.00 for each subsequent entry).

I accept the Conditions of the Competition.

 

POEMS:    

TITLES:      1) ………………………………….

                   2) ………………………………….

                   3) ………………………………….

                   4) ………………………………….

          (continue overleaf  if necessary)

                              This form may be photocopied if required

Please ensure that you have completed all necessary sections!

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