Tuesday, December 15, 2009

The 2010 Wigtown Poetry Competition

The 2010 Wigtown Poetry Competition is now open for entries.

Full details can be found on our website here.

Please forward this email to any interested parties and do not hesitate to get in touch if you need any more details for listings. Just email poetry@wigtownbookfestival.com.

The Wigtown Poetry Competition is the largest in Scotland with a first prize of £2,500, runner up prize of £750, eight additional prizes of £50 each and a Gaelic prize of £500. The winning poem and runner up will also be published in the Scotsman, or its sister paper Scotland on Sunday and the winner will be invited to appear at the Stena Line Wigtown Book Festival 2010.

To download an application form click here, or alternatively email poetry@wigtownbookfestival.com or send an SAE to:

Wigtown Poetry Competition
County Buildings,
Wigtown,
DG8 9HL.

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Many more poetry and short story competitions are listed in the Eastern Light Clubhouse
http://www.easternlightepm.com/ch/

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