Sunday 13 July 2014

The Michael Marks Poetry Award - Deadline 18th August 2014

The Michael Marks Poetry Award recognises an outstanding work of poetry published in pamphlet form in the UK between July 2013 and June 2014. The winning poet will receive a cheque for £5,000.

The poet of the winning pamphlet will also become Harvard University’s Michael Marks Poet in Residence at its summer school in Greece. The residency will take place in July 2015.

The Michael Marks Publishers’ Award recognises an outstanding UK publisher of poetry in pamphlet form, based on their publishing programme between July 2013 and the end of June 2014. The winning publisher will receive a cheque for £5,000.

The judges are: Zaffar Kunial, Poet-in-Residence at the Wordsworth Trust, Tanya Kirk, Lead Curator of Printed Literary Sources at the British Library, and Andrew McCulloch, poetry reviewer for the Times Literary Supplement . Click here to meet the judges.

For full details of eligibility and how to enter, please click here
Entry forms for the Pamphlets Award are available here, and for the Publishers Award here.

Open for submissions Tuesday 15th July 2014
Closing date 4.00pm Monday 18th August 2014
Winners will be announced at a special dinner with the shortlisted poets and publishers at the British Library on the evening of Tuesday 25th November 2014.

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