Oxford Brookes University International Poetry Competition 2019

Oxford Brookes University International Poetry Competition 2019

The contest is organized by the Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre.

There are two categories:
• English as an Additional Language (EAL). To be eligible for the EAL category entrants must confirm that English is not their first language when they pay their entry fee online
• Open category – open to all poets aged 18 years and over

Entrants may enter up to a maximum of ten poems. Poems must be written primarily in English, though a few words or phrases in another language or languages can be included. Entries can be on any subject.

Jackie Kay is the judge of the 2019 competition.

Awards:- The winner of the Open category will receive a prize of £1,000. The runner-up (second-placed poem) will receive a prize of £200.

The winner of the EAL category will receive a prize of £1,000. The runner-up will receive a prize of £200.

Deadline:- 02-09-2019

Entry fees:-
The first three poems submitted cost £5 per poem. Subsequent entries in the same submission cost £4 per poem up to a total of ten poems.

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