Monday 5 May 2014

Mary Charman-Smith Poetry Competition - Deadline: 15 May 2014

May Poetry Competition 2014

Poems must be the entrant’s own work and not have been published, self published, published on a website or broadcast

Judge: Mary Charman-Smith

Prizes,1st £100, and the runner up will receive £25

Entry one poem £4, three poems £9, five poems £12

Poems can have a maximum of 45 lines, which will not include the title.

Poems must be the entrant’s own work and not have been published, self published, published on a website or broadcast. They may not have previously received a written critique from the judge.

Entries must be in English. They can be on any subject and in any style or poetic form.

Entries cannot be returned, fees cannot be refunded and alterations cannot be made once entries have been submitted.

Attached entries must not have the writer’s name or identifying marks but all the information required in the entry form must be submitted at the time of sending them.

No correspondence can be entered into as the Judge’s decision is final.

Acceptance of the rules is implied by entry.

Entrants who do not comply with the entry rules will be disqualified.

You will receive an email from the competition administrator letting you know that the poems have been delivered safely and an immediate payment receipt from Paypal.

Entrants will receive notification of winners via the e mail address from which the entry was submitted unless they request otherwise at the time of submission.

A list of prize winners and short listed entries will be published on this webpage within a month of the closing date, 15/05/2014.

Please see you keep a copy of your work as entries will not be returned.

I look forward to receiving and reading your work.

How to enter your poems

Please send your poems as one Word attachment (including their titles) . Also send a cover sheet listing titles and your contact details, so one e mail and two documents, one for the poems and one for the cover sheet please.

Thank you for your interest in my competition.

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