• Poetry Competition 2017

       

      As part of the 2017 Binsted Arts Festival there will be a reading in Binsted Church (BN18 0LL)

      of prizewinning and commended poems with a commentary by judge Clare Best on

      Saturday 10 June, 2017 at 7.30 pm

      Clare is author of four poetry collections and creative writing tutor for the Open University


      Original unpublished poems are invited on the theme of

      Harvest 

      Prizes: £150, £100, £50

      Entry fee £5 for first poem, £3 for each subsequent poem

      Click here to download the Entry Form, it will appear  as a Word doc in your Downloads 
      OR
      Click here to view the Entry Form online as a PDF so you can print it from the website


      Poems, entry fees and forms should be posted by Monday 20 March 2017 to:

                                                                           Competition Secretary, Shirley Park, Yapton Lane, Walberton, Arundel, BN18 0AN


      Binsted Arts Poetry Competition Entry Form 2017

       

      Name...................................................................................

       

      Address...............................................................................

       

       

      ……………………………………………………………………………

      Postcode………………………………………………

      Email...............................................................

      Phone number.................................................

      Title(s) of poems submitted

       

      I enclose a cheque payable to Binsted Arts   for £......... 

      Terms and conditions:

      Send 2 copies of poems, each on a separate sheet, with entry form, to the address overleaf.

      No author names on poems - personal details to go on entry form. 

      Poems must be the original work of the named author and must not have been previously published or won a prize in any competition. Poems being submitted to other competitions can be accepted subject to withdrawal if another prize is awarded before winners for this competition are announced

      Poems must not exceed 40 lines, must be typed, single spaced, in Times New Roman 12 point.

      The judge will read all entries and her decision is final. Copyright remains with the author.  Winners and commended authors may be asked if their poems can be included on the Binsted Arts website and in a small anthology.