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Hippocrates Prize For Poetry And Medicine 2020

     Category:  Poetry
     Deadline:  March 1, 2020  (6 days left)
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    Hippocrates Prize For Poetry And Medicine 2020

    Now in its 11th year, the Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine is an annual international award for an unpublished poem on a medical subject.

    Poems must be no more than 50 lines in length and not have previously been published in any form. They must be by a living poet, written in English and should not be translations of another writer’s work. There is no limit to the number of entries.

    There are three categories:

    Open Category, which anyone in the world may enter
    Health Professional Category, open to health professionals (health service staff or students, clinicians or academics) from anywhere in the world
    Young Poets Category, open to poets from anywhere in the world aged 14 to 18 years

    Please note, the deadline for Open International and International Health Professional Awards is February 14, 2020. The deadline for International Young Poet Award is March 1, 2020.

    Entry fees:

    • Open Category and Health Professional Category: 7 GBP per entry
    • Young Poets Category: free entry


    Open to anyone worldwide.


    The total value of the prizes is 4,000 GBP (approx. 5,195 USD). Short-listed and commended poets will be contacted in early April 2020.

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