Exiled Writers Ink Free Poetry Competition Deadline midnight on 8th October 2014!

Sorry this is such short notice! Just spotted it on the Poetry Library competitions page. Copied and pasted from the competition site (http://www.exiledwriters.co.uk/):

Exiled Writers Ink is pleased to present the poetry competition for UK refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and exiles

Free entry First prize: £400 plus assessment of winner’s poetry collection by The Literary Consultancy.

Second Prize: £200. Third Prize: £100 Free membership of Exiled Writers Ink for a year. A special poetry night at which the winners will be announced and will perform their poetry. The competition will be judged by the distinguished poets:

Dajit Nagra – Michael Zand – Alev Adil

Daljit Nagra has published three collections of poetry with Faber and Faber and has won several prizes including two Forward Prizes, a South Bank Show Decibel Award and has been twice nominated for the TS Eliot Prize. He currently lives in West London.

Michael Zand is a writer, poet, editor and researcher. His published collections of poetry include lion – the iran poems (Shearsman 2010) and The Wire and other poems (Shearsman 2012). He won the 2008 Roehampton UniversityPoetry Performance prize.

Dr Alev Adil is Artist in Residence at the University of Greenwich where she is also Principal Lecturer in visual culture and creative writing. She has been widely published in academic and literary journals and has reviewed for many publications including The Independent and The Times Literary Supplement.  She is a juror on the 2014 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize (UK) and the 2014 Golden Island International Film Festival (Cyprus).

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4 thoughts on “Exiled Writers Ink Free Poetry Competition Deadline midnight on 8th October 2014!

  1. I just found this page on the internet but it seems the date was 2014 😦
    Do u know of any free poetry cometitions for 2016/2017?

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