Saturday, 21 June 2014

Westhope College Open Poetry Competition. - Deadline Midnight Sunday August 1st 2014



The Westhope Charity thrives on Anne Dyer's simple ethos of using craft as the vehicle to 'make other people's lives better'.The College now runs a variety of arts and craft courses from taster sessions to week-long residential courses. This is our first foray into the 'craft of the writer'.

The Competition

Westhope College is excited to announce a new open poetry competition, to be judged by Chris Kinsey.

Chris has been BBC Wildlife Poet-of-the-Year, Oriel Davies Writer-in-Residence and has three collections of poetry published:

'Kung Fu Lullabies' and 'Cure for a Crooked Smile' wothRagged Raven Press and 'Swarf' with Smokestack Books

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday August 1st 2014

Entry Fees: £4 for first poem & £2 per subsequent poem

Results Night: Wednesday 1st October at Westhope College

Prizes: 1st £200, 2nd £100, 3rd £50 and 4th £25

For more details please contact us or submit your poetry

If you have any queries please don't hesitate to get in touch and we politely ask you to read our Rules

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