Free competition aimed at trauma survivors

Another one copied from the Poetry Library listings:

The Colour of Saying – Dylan Thomas Creative Writing Competition | Closing Date: 27-Apr-14

Details: For ages 10 to adult. Responses invited to the poem ‘The Hunchback in the Park’. They can be in poetry, prose-poems, prose, diary form, and letter form. The best of the submissions will be judged by international writers/translators and published in an anthology which will appear on the 27th October 2014, the centenary of Dylan Thomas’s  birth. The remainder of the submissions will appear in phases on website. Part of the remit of the competition is to encourage trauma or war victims, prisoners, abused wives or husbands, immigrants or refugees to a new country who do not speak the country’s language and so entries are welcome in the writer’s mother tongue (whatever the language is) or in the writer’s dialect, together with (if possible) an English translation. Submissions are limited to one page each for the original and translation. Please see website for full details.  Entry Fee: £0.00     

Contact: Submissions must be sent to colour@dylandowntheups.org.uk as a word attachment, which should include the age of the entrant and contact details. www.dylandowntheups.org.uk

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