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The inaugural Basil Bunting Poetry Award 2009 31-Mar-09

This award carries a first prize of £1000. Judges for the awards are Sean O'Brien, Linda France and Paul Batchelor, while Neil Astley, editor of Bloodaxe Books, has agreed to read the work of the award winners.

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20x20 Magazine Issue Two - Call for writers and visual artists 20-Mar-09

The deadline for sending submissions for issue two is Monday 30 MARCH.

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Poetry Prize Results 2008 19-Mar-09

The New Writer magazine 12th annual Poetry Prizes 2008

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Poetry Mosaic Online 17-Mar-09

Poetry Mosaic is the online poetry invention of London based poet, Naomi Woddis.

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New Poems On The Underground 13-Mar-09

A new set of poems went on display in 3,000 Tube carriages in February welcoming the coming of spring.

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Norman Hidden Prize Launch 11-Mar-09

Poetry Society Youth Members can win £300, have their work read by poets Jo Shapcott and Les Robinson, and their poem published on the Poetry Society website.

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The Michael Marks Awards For Poetry Pamphlets 2008

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Escapoetry webzine is seeking submissions 11-Mar-09

Escapoetry is seeking poets from all over the UK to get involved in the project where they live.

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Bristol Poetry Festival 2009 11-Mar-09

Bristol Poetry Festival 2009 Are your interested in suggestions. Deadline: 31/03/2009 We are interested in suggestions of who YOU would like to see or hear at this years festival.

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Ink Sweat & Tears is currently accepting submissions 11-Mar-09

Currently accepting submissions from prose poets with collections of up to 30 pages of text.


The Jerwood/Arvon Mentoring Scheme Winners Announced 03-Mar-09

Mimi Khalvati will mentor winning poets Maitreyabandhu, Thomas Michael Yates and Carole Bromley.

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Vortex accepting submissions 03-Mar-09

Vortex, which comes out of the University of Winchester will now be accepting submissions from students studying at British/Irish Universities.

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Poetry Machines by Lucy Harrison 02-Mar-09

A new exhibition in response to a collection of poetry instigated by artist in residence Lemn Sissay by artist Lucy Harrison.

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Poems in the Waiting Room Worldwide 25-Feb-09

Poems in the waiting room has now spread world wide.

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The Michael Marks Awards for Poetry Pamphlets 20-Feb-09

The Awards are designed to raise the profile of poetry and especially poetry pamphlets. All submissions by 5pm on Friday 20 March 2009.

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Calling all "Poetry Please" Lovers 10-Feb-09

BBCFOUR are making a documentary on the Radio 4 stalwart programme "Poetry Please" which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.

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2009 Fish Poetry Prize open for submissions 03-Feb-09

The annual Fish Poetry Prize is now open for submissions.

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Barbican Education initiative for young Londoners 03-Feb-09

Barbican Education is offering up to 20 young Londoners the opportunity to work with Jacob Sam-La Rose on a free short course to improve their writing and performance skills.

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Opportunity for writers looking to work in schools 23-Jan-09

The Children's Discovery Centre has an opportunity for poets to work in schools.

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Wordsworth Trust poet in residence 2009-2010 23-Jan-09

The Wordsworth Trust are seeking to appoint a new poet in residence, to run from May 2009 to April 2010.

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