The overall winner will receive:
- A cash prize of £50.00.
- A 20-page chapbook of their poems, and 10 free copies of it, with the option to order more.
Alwyn Marriage of Oversteps Books will be making the final selection of the winning poems. Alwyn is an award-winning poet and the author or editor of eight books; her poetry, articles and reviews are published widely in newspapers, magazines and journals. She gives poetry readings all over Britain and abroad. More information is on her website: http://www.marriages.me.uk/alwyn.html and here: http://www.poetrypf.co.uk/alwynmarriagepage.html
Deadline for submissions:
31st March 2016
The winner and the long-list of successful entries will be posted on our website and the authors notified by April 30th 2016. "A Barrel of Monkeys" will be published in June 2016.
How to enter:
Use the Paypal link (below) to pay for the number of poems you wish to submit and make a note of the reference number you’re given (scroll down the link to view the options and select the number of poems you're submitting.) You don't have to have a Paypal account.
Then send your poem(s) as Word file attachments in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please head your email with your name and the reference number of your payment.
Please don't include your name on the attached poem files but list the titles, your name and address and a contact phone number in the body of the mail. If the poems have been published in print before, please add a note saying when and where they were published and confirm that you hold the copyright on them, in the body of your email with the titles.