The Manchester Writing for Children Prize 2014
Deadline: 28th Feb 14
The first ever Manchester Writing for Children Prize invites submissions of a portfolio of poetry to be read by children within the age group of 5 to 12. Portfolios should contain three to five poems, totaling together no more than 120 lines. The competition is open internationally to new and established writers aged 16 and over.
The Prizes: publication of selected pieces from long-listed entrants in a new anthology; an invitation to appear alongside UK Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy at a special event at the 2014 Manchester Children's Festival for the short-listed entrants; and a cast prize of £2,000 for an overall winner - to be announced at that event.
For further details, to enter online, or to download a printable entry form for postal submission, please go to www.manchesterwritingcompetition.co.uk or contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Entry fee: £12
Judges: Mandy Coe, Imtiaz Dharker and Philip Gross.