Deadline 29th Sept


Manchester Poetry
Prize 2017

Manchester Poetry Prize 2017

Poetry Prize: £10,000*
Deadline for entries: Friday 29th September 2017
Entry fee: £17.50
Chair of Poetry Judges: Adam O'Riordan

£10,000 prize for the best portfolio of three to five poems (maximum combined length: 120 lines).

Open internationally to new and established writers aged 16 or over (no upper age limit).

Poetry Prize Judges 2017

Adam O'Riordan is Academic Director of the Manchester Writing School at Manchester Met and has chaired the Manchester Poetry Prize panel since 2012. In 2008, he became the Wordsworth Trust Centre for British Romanticism’s youngest ever poet-in-residence and his first collection, In the Flesh, won a 2011 Somerset Maugham Award. His debut collection of short stories The Burning Ground was published by Bloomsbury in the UK and W.W. Norton & Company in the USA, and his second collection of poems A Herring Famine published by Chatto, in 2017.


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