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Aldeburgh First Collection Prize open for entries | 17-Jun-10

The Aldeburgh First Collection Prize 2010 is now open for entries.

Publicity material from the Poetry Trust states:

The Poetry Trust invites submissions from publishers or individual poets for the prestigious Aldeburgh First Collection Prize. Established in 1989, this is one of the most important poetry prizes in the UK and the first to recognise and support a poet at first collection stage. It is the only award offering a cash prize as well as significant professional development.
The prize comprises £3000 cash prize, a week's "protected" writing time on the inspirational East Suffolk coast and a fee-paying invitation to read at the 2011 Aldeburgh Poetry Festival ? a unique opportunity to reach Britain?s largest and most appreciate poetry audience.

Deadline for entries is 31st July 2010. For full details visit:

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