Nov 13, 2017

The Laureate's Prize - part of our 2017/18 International Book & Pamphlet Competition


The Laureate's Prize

Judged by Carol Ann Duffy


We are delighted to announce the launch of The Laureate's Prize - a new single poem prize that will be run as part of our 2017/18 International Book & Pamphlet Competition. 

All entrants to the main competition will automatically be entered into this prize, which will celebrate and showcase the best single poems by entrants to The 2017/18 International Book & Pamphlet Competition. 

The competition judges will shorlitst sixteen poems from all manuscripts entered into the main competition. A first, second and third prize winner will be chosen by poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy. 

Three winners will be awarded prizes of £500 (1st prize), £200 (2nd prize), and £50 (3rd prize) respectively. The winners will also be invited to read a selection of their work alongside the winners of our main International Book & Pamphlet Competition at The Wordsworth Trust. 

The three winning poems will be published in the North magazine in 2018. 

The 2017/18 International Book & Pamphlet Competition will be judged by Liz Berry and David Constantine. Click here to find out more or to submit your entry. Deadline: March 1st 2018. 



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