• SOUTH DOWNS POETRY FESTIVAL COMPETITION 2022

      THE BINSTED PRIZE

       

      Judge: Naomi Foyle

       

      Naomi Foyle is an award-winning British-Canadian writer, editor and educator. Her most recent poetry publications include The World Cup (2010), from Waterloo Press, and Adamantine (Red Hen/Pighog Press, US/UK, 2019). She is also the author of five science fiction novels, two verse dramas, and various essays and short stories. Based in Brighton, she is a Reader in Critical Imaginative Writing at the University of Chichester and the Deputy Director of Waterloo Press. 

       


       

      Original unpublished poems on any theme are invited for the  

       

      Binsted Prize: £300, £150, £50 

       


       

      Entry fees

      £5.00 for the first poem, £4.00 for subsequent poems, but poets aged 16-25 can enter for £3.00 per poem 

      Post poems, with entry forms and fees, to:

      Competition Secretary, 88,Cleveland Rd, Chichester, PO19 7AF

      to arrive by the closing date of Thursday 14 April, 2022

      There will be a poetry evening in Binsted Church (BN18 0LL) in June 2022 as part of the Binsted Arts Festival 2022 ( 10-12 June) when prize winners will be invited to read their poems, and the judge will give a reading.

      We also intend to produce an anthology of the winning and commended poems as a record and celebration of the 2022 poetry competition. The winning poem will be published in the South Downs Poetry Festival magazine, Poetry & All That Jazz.

      For full details of the South Downs Poetry Festival visit www.sdpf.org.uk

       



      South Downs Poetry Festival Competition Entry Form 2022
      Copy and paste from below into a document to print;
      or download here as a pdf to print:
      or download here as a Word document.

       

       

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

       

      Address, with Postcode.............................................................................

       

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

       

      D.o.b (16-25 yr old entrants only)       ………….

        

      Phone no................................................

       

      Title(s) of poem(s) submitted  

       

       

       



      South Downs Poetry Festival Competition Entry Form 2022

       

      RULES

      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 must not exceed 50 lines, must be typed, single spaced, in Times New Roman 12 point. No author names on poems - personal details to go on entry form only 

      Poems being submitted to other competitions can be accepted subject to withdrawal if another prize is awarded before winners in this competition are notified.

      The judge will read all entries and his decision is final. Copyright remains with the author.

      Send 2 copies of poems, each on a separate sheet, with entry form, by April 14 2022 to:

      Competition Secretary, 88, Cleveland Rd, Chichester, PO19 7AF

       

      PAYMENT

      Entry fee: £5 for the first poem, £4.00 for subsequent poems. £3.00 for each poem if 16-25 yrs old.

      Send cheque/postal order with poem(s) OR pay on-line at:

      www.thenovium.org/sdpoetry and then write your reference number below

      I enclose a cheque or postal order payable to Binsted Arts   for £....................

      OR I have paid online and my reference no.is ………………

       

      For further copies of this form go to   http://www.binsted.org/poetry-comp-22

      www.sdpf.org.uk