May 26, 2012

Bridport Arts Centre - Bridport Poetry Prize

And if you want to play the poetry lottery, this prize in the UK offers $7,900 to the first place poem...again, the deadline's in a few days.


Two prizes of £5,000 (approximately $7,900) each and publication in the Bridport Prize anthology are given annually for a poem and a short story. A second-place prize of £1,000 (approximately $1,585) and publication is also given in each category. A prize of £1,000 (approximately $1,585) and publication is given for a work of flash fiction. Gwyneth Lewis will judge in poetry, and Patrick Gale will judge in fiction. Submit a poem of up to 42 lines, a story of up to 5,000 words, or a short short story of up to 250 words by May 31. The entry fee is £7 (approximately $11) for poetry, £8 (approximately $13) for fiction, and £6 (approximately $10) for flash fiction. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Bridport Arts Centre, Bridport Prize, P.O. Box 6910, Dorset DT6 9BQ, England. Frances Everitt, Prize Administrator.

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