Think I have mentioned the Ledbury Poetry Competition…

English: Prince of Wales Pub Situated in Churc...

English: Prince of Wales Pub Situated in Church Lane, the famous cobbled street in Ledbury. Adjacent is the old grammar school, now a heritage centre (i.e. museum!) The spire of Ledbury church is in the background. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

… a few times.

The Ledbury Poetry Competition is held by the Ty Newyyd, the National Writing Centre for Wales. Its residential Poet is actually Ian Duhig who is one of the judges.

There are money prizes to be won as well as courses with the Centre in the categories: Adults, Young People, Children. The fees are 5 £ per first poem and 3 £ for subsequent poems for Adults. The first poem is for free for Young People and Children. Subsequent ones are 1.50 £.

Poems should not be longer than 40 Lines and send in two copies which can not be send back. They should not been published before or been accepted for publishing. For full entry rules see: http://www.poetry-festival.com/poetry-competition.html

 

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