Sentinel Poetry Magazine January 2003

COMPETITIONS

This list has been compiled from information provided by the organizers of the competitions. Sentinel Poetry does not accept any liability in connection with the information contained in the list as it is intended to be a guide to current competitions only.
Competitors must write independently to each competition, enclosing a s.a.e. for an entry form before submitting work. Most competitions charge an entry fee. Unless otherwise stated assume that all poems should be in English, original, and not previously published.

ACADEMI CARDIFF INTERNATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION
For poems not exceeding 50 lines. Details at www.academi.org
ENTRY FEE: 5 per poem
CONTACT:
P.O. Box 438, Cardiff CF10 5YA
CLOSING DATE:
6th January 2003

AWARD (formerly The Haiku Award)
Bi-annual competition for free form and conventional haiku (5-7-5) and tanka (5-7-5-7-7) For more information and entry forms visit www.into.demon.co.uk
ENTRY FEE: 2 per haiku or tanka or 10 for a set of 6
CONTACT: still, 1 Lambolle Place, Belsize Park, London NW3 4PD
CLOSING DATE: 15th February and 15th August

BRITISH COMPARATIVE LITERATIVE ASSOCIATION TRANSLATION COMPETITION
For translations of literary works including poetry from any period. Translations must not exceed 25 pages. Further information at www.bcla.org
ENTRY FEE: 5 per poem
CONTACT: Translation Competition, School of Language, Linguistics and Translation Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
CLOSING DATE: 31st January 2003

CHRISTOPHER TOWER POETRY PRIZES**
Open the 16-18 year olds in UK schools or colleges. Poems must not exceed 48 lines and must be on the theme of 'The Passport'. Entrants may only submit one poem, with the entry form countersigned by their teacher. Details at www.towerpoetry.org.uk
ENTRY FEE: Free
CONTACT: Christopher Tower Prizes, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP CLOSING DATE: 28th February 2003

EVERYMAN PRESS OPEN POETRY COMPETITION
For poems not exceeding 40 lines.
ENTRY FEE: 3.00 for the first poem then 1 each additional poem. CONTACT: Linden Cottage, 45 Burton Rd, Little Neston, Cheshire CH64 4AE CLOSING DATE: 15th January 2003

KENT AND SUSSEX POETRY SOCIETY OPEN POETRY COMPETITION
For poems not exceeding 40 lines by poets over 16 years.
ENTRY FEE: 3.00 per poem
CONTACT:
13 Ruscombe Close, Southborough, Tunbridge Wells TN4 0HP
CLOSING DATE:
31st January 2003

MANIFOLD YOUNG POETS PRIZE **
For science related poems not exceeding 40 lines by young people aged between 13-19 years old.
CONTACT: 99 Vera Avenue, Grange Park, London N21 1RP
CLOSING DATE: 14th January 2003

PITSHANGER POETS POETRY COMPETITION
For poems not exceeding 40 lines on any subject.
ENTRY FEE: 3 for the first poem then 2 each subsequent poem
CONTACT: The Questors Theatre, Mattock Lane, Ealing London W5 5BQ CLOSING DATE: 31st January 2003

POETRY LONDON COMPETITION
For poems not exceeding 80 lines.
ENTRY FEE: 4.00 per poem, 3.00 per poem subscribers
CONTACT:
P.O. Box 30104, London E17 4XR
CLOSING DATE:
14th February 2002

RIVER THAMES SOCIETY OPEN POETRY COMPETITION
For poems inspired or relating to the River Thames, not exceeding 40 lines.
CONTACT: RTS Poetry Competition (L), P.O. Box 2600, Maidenhead SL6 1ZQ
CLOSING DATE:
31st January 2003

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