Judge: JACKIE KAY. Deadline Tuesday 17th June 2014. Results by 31st August.
Entry Fee: ££6 each per long poem. Short poems: £4 each or £9 for 3, £14 for 8.
By Post: TWO COPIES of poems, typed or neatly written on A4 (without your name); a separate contact sheet (name, address, telephone, e-mail address and poem titles); cheque payable to 'Second Light'. Send to Dilys Wood, 3 Springfield Close, East Preston, West Sussex, BN16 2SZ. Include a stamped addressed postcard if you require acknowledgement of receipt.
Online: pay at www.poetrypf.co.uk/shop.php?sort=ur#sl5 (buy quantity of £ to be paid). Send poems in a single attachment (your pen name.doc or your pen name.pdf), email@example.com with Entry (Your Pen Name) in the subject line. Include contact details as above, poem titles & the PAYMENT TRANS. ID in the body of the e-mail only.
Book & ARTEMISpoetry sample issue offers, £5 & £2 respectively.
**Members are entitled to one free entry into the competition. Join now to be eligible.**
Open to women poets only. Long Poems (over 50 lines, no upper limit) £6 per poem. Short Poems (up to 50 lines) £4 per poem or £9 for 3, £14 for 8.
Add £2 for sample issue of ARTEMISpoetry. Add £5 for book offer.
Second Light Members are entitled to submit one free entry. Poems on any subject. Must be the unaided work of the writer and must not have been previously published unless in a magazine only.