Roundel Poetry Competition 2014
Roundel is a Poetry Society Stanza
Judged by Abegail Morley
How to Pour Madness into a Teacup (Cinnamon Press 2009)
shortlisted for the Forward Prize Best First Collection,
Snow Child (Pindrop Press 2011)
Eva and George – Sketches in Pen and Brush (Pindrop Press 2013)
First Prize £100 Second Prize £50 Third Prize £25
Entry fee: £3 per poem. No entry form needed. Poems are welcome on any subject. There is no limit to the number of entries per person. Each poem should be typed on a single A4 sheet. Your name must not appear on the poem. Please enclose a separate A4 sheet with your name, contact details, email address and title(s) of your poem(s). Closing date: 31 May 2014.
Poems must be:
ñ the entrant's original work
ñ written in English
ñ no longer than 40 lines (not including title or dedication)
ñ unpublished and not already accepted for publication
Poems will be judged anonymously and the judge will see each piece. No entrant may win more than one prize. Winners will be announced at a prizegiving ceremony on Wed 2 July in Tonbridge during the 2014 Tonbridge Arts Festival.
Entries and cheques to: Eric Beston, Roundel Poetry Competition,
26 Dry Hill Park Road, Tonbridge, Kent TN10 3BN by 31 May 2014. Cheques payable to Eric Beston (Roundel Treasurer). Please write Roundel 2014 on the back of the cheque.