Closing Date: 31 January 2012
Details: #5 in the quarterly poetry competition in aid of Diversity House, a charity based in Sittingbourne, Kent, publishers of Swale Life magazine. This competition is for previously unpublished poems in English Language, on any subject, in any style, up to 50 lines long (excluding title). Poems entered must not have been posted to any website or blog, and must not be under consideration for publication, or accepted for publication elsewhere.
First Prize: £100.00, Second Prize: £50.00, Third Prize: £30.00, High Commendation Prizes: 2 x £10.00
First Publication: All prize winners will receive first publication in Swale Life Magazine at www.swalelife.com on 28th February 2012, and will be included in the second Swale Life Anthology to be published in January 2013.
Entry Fees: £3 per poem, £12 for 5 poems. £16 for 7 poems and £22 for 10 poems.
Donations to Charity: A third of net entry fees and all profits from the sale of the anthology will go to Diversity House.
The Judge: Mandy Pannett - author of Frost Hollow.
Competition Administration: Eastern Light EPM International -organisers of Excel for Charity writing competitions series.
Enter online and pay securely by PayPal or print off Entry Form at http://easternlightepm.com/excelforcharity/swale-life-poetry-competition/jan-12/
Cheques/Postal Orders in GB£ payable to:
EASTERN LIGHT EPM INTERNATIONAL
Unit 136, 113 -115 George Lane, South Woodford, London E18 1AB