An Arts Richmond Event
The Roger McGough Annual Poetry Prize 2020/21
Entries must be original unpublished poem/s on the theme of 'IDENTITY' and be no longer than 40 lines including line spaces.
Thursday 26 March 2020 - Friday 18 December 2020
09:30 - 12:30
ETNA Community CentreTW2 2AR
All entrants must be 16 years or over.
The long list of 40 poems including winning poems will be published on the Arts Richmond website in January 2021
The final 40 poems will be edited for publication/published in an anthology with the relevant poets recieving a free copy.
ENTRY RULES AND DEADLINE
The competition is for original unpublished poem/s no more than 40 lines,including line spaces,on the theme of IDENTITY.
Type poems clearly on single sides of A4 using single/1.5/double line spacing.
A poem title must be written at the top of each entry and your name must not appear on the manuscript.
Deadline for Entries
Friday 18th December at 12.30pm
Entry fee is £4.00 per poem 3 Poems for £10
Poems must include an entry form.
This form is downloadable from the Arts Richmond Website see below link to form.
Send entries as attachments by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please enter: Roger McGough Poetry Competition in the email subject field.
Poem/s entered by post must include the entry form.
13 Rosslyn Road
Twickenham TW1 2AR
Cheques made payable to Arts Richmond or pay by BACS transfer
Co-op Bank Account
Sort Code 089299
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The copyright of each poem remains with the author. However, by entering the competition authors of the winning poems grant the organisers of The Roger McGough Annual Poetry Prize 2020 the right to publish and/or use them in promotional displays.
The judges' decision are final.
A panel appointed by Arts Richmond will select 40 poems to be judges by Roger McGough who will choose the winners and present 1st,2nd and 3rd prizes of £150,£75 and £50 date to be anounced later in the year.