Monday 16 November 2015

Entries are now open for the 2016 Hippocrates Prize #Writing #Poetry #Contest

Entries are now open for the 2016 Hippocrates Prize

With a 1st prize of £5000 for the winning poem in the Open International category of £5,000, £5000 for the 1st Prize in the NHS category, and £500 for the Young Poets Award the Hippocrates Prize is one of the highest value poetry awards in the world for a single poem. In its first 6 years, the Hippocrates Prize has attracted over 7000 entries from 61 countries, from the Americas to Fiji and Finland to Australasia.

Awards for the 2016 Prize will be announced by the judges in April 2016 at a ceremony at the end of the 7th International Symposium on Poetry and Medicine.

Judges for the 2016 Hippocrates Prize Open and NHS Categories are poet Wendy French, winner of the inaugural Hippocrates NHS Prize, Harvard physician and poet Dr Rafael Campo, and the Rev. Gareth Powell, Secretary of the Methodist Church, and poet Siân Hughes for the 2016 Hippocrates Young Poets Prize.

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