Fire River Poets Open Poetry Competition

Chrissy Banks of Fire River Poets has kindly sent the following information.

PRIZES: 1st Prize £200, 2nd Prize £100, 3rd Prize £75 & a chance to take
part in a special Reading in Taunton

CLOSING DATE: 20 February, 2015 Online or Postal entries.

ENTRANCE FEE: £4 for one poem, £8 for two, £10 for three, £3 each for any additional poem.
For online entries, please go to www.fireriverpoets.org.uk
Poems in any style, on any subject, must be the entrant’s original, unaided work, in English and not a translation. 40 lines max per poem, typed on one side of A4 paper.
Any number of entries may be submitted provided each is typed on a separate sheet and accompanied by the correct entry fee. The entrant’s name must not appear on the poem.
Unpublished entries only, including online publication. No previous competition winning poems or poems currently submitted to other competitions or for publication.
Poems must be accompanied by correct payment & a sheet of paper with titles of poems, entrant’s name, address, telephone number, and email address, if available. Please ensure sufficient postage is made for receipt of entries.
Members of Fire River Poets and their immediate families are not eligible.
It is regretted that entries cannot be returned.
The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence can be entered into.
Submission of a poem implies the entrant’s acceptance of the rules.

Payment
Cheques and International Money Orders made payable to FIRE RIVER POETS. We can only accept pound sterling (GBP). PayPal payments may be made when entering online.

Acknowledgement and results
If required, send SAE marked ‘A’ for acknowledgement of receipt of postal entries. Prizewinners will be notified by the beginning of May. A list of prizewinners and winning poems will appear on the Fire River Poets website http://www.fireriverpoets.org.uk as soon as possible after their announcement and for the ensuing year. Copyright remains with the writer.

Postal entries to Fire River Poets Poetry Competition, 127 Monks Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 7BQ, using the entry form below.

FIRE RIVER POETS OPEN POETRY COMPETITION
ENTRY FORM

NAME: …………………………………………………………………………………………..

ADDRESS: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
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EMAIL: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
TEL.NO. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
TITLE(S) OF POEM(S): …………………………………………………………………………………………………

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I have paid £……… via PayPal

OR I have enclosed a cheque for £…………………………………………

Please send to: Fire River Poets Open Poetry Competition, 127 Monks Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 7BQ

Please note: correct postage must be paid for receipt of entry.

http://www.fireriverpoets.org.uk

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