• 2018 Poetry Competition

      Judge: Jeremy Page

      Jeremy Page is the author of seven collections of poems

      and has edited The Frogmore Papers since 1983.

       


      Original unpublished poems are invited on the theme:

       

      " Country "

       

      Prizes: £150, £100, £50 


       

      Poems, with entry forms and fees (cheques made out to Binsted Arts)

       should be posted to:

       

      Competition Secretary

      Shirley Park, Yapton Lane,

      Walberton, Arundel, BN18 0AN 

       

      to arrive by the closing date of Monday, April 9, 2018

       

      Prizewinners will be invited to read their poems in Binsted Church (BN18 0LL)

      during the poetry evening, one of the events in the 2018 Binsted Art Festival,

      on Friday 8 June, 2018 at 7 pm

       

      For full details of the Binsted Arts Festival visit

      www.binsted.org/arts-festival

       


       

      Binsted Arts Poetry Competition Entry Form 2018 

      - click here to download a Word copy

      - or click here for a pdf copy

       

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

       

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

       

       

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      Postcode………………………………………………

       

       

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

       

        

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

       

       

      Title(s) of poems submitted 

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

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

       


      Terms and conditions:

      Entry fee: £5 for the first poem, £3.50 for subsequent poems

      Send 2 copies of poems, each on a separate sheet, with entry form, to:

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

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

      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 in this competition are notified of placings.

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

      The judge will read all entries and his 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.