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The Charles Causley Poetry Competition 2019

     Category:  Poetry
     Deadline:  November 11, 2019  (expired!)
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    The Charles Causley Poetry Competition 2019

    Organised by the Charles Causley Trust, the Charles Causley International Poetry Competition 2019 is now open for entries.

    The poem/s may be on any subject; 40 lines of text maximum, no minimum. All individual poems must have a title.

    Entries must be in English.

    Entries must never have been published, self-published, published on any website or broadcast in any form nor currently entered in any other competition before 11 November 2019.

    This year’s competition will be judged by Michael Rosen.

    Entry fee: the first poem submitted costs 7.50 GBP. Subsequent entries in the same submission cost 5 GBP per poem.


    Open worldwide to anyone aged 18 and over by the closing date of the competition.


    • 1st prize: 2,000 GBP plus a 1-week writing residency at Cyprus Well, Charles Causley’s former home in Launceston, UK

    • 2nd prize: 250 GBP
    • 3rd prize: 100 GBP
    • There will also be 5 Highly Commended Awards of 30 GBP each.

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