Organised by the Centre for New Writing and the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures at the University of Manchester.
The best words in their best order = poetry, said Coleridge;
Could it be said of tweets?
Try your hand in our #micropoem13 competition
How: Tweet your micropoem with the hashtag #micropoem13. You are encouraged to use line breaks.
What: Your micropoem can be on any subject.
When: Between 17 and 24 June 2013
How many: One micropoem per person.
Language: Your micropoem must be in English
Prizes: Prizes for the best 3 poems include tickets to Heaney & Muldoon reading at CNW’s upcoming British & Irish Poetry Conference, and signed books & vouchers. The winning micropoems will be published on the Manchester Review
Judges: The competition will be judged by Centre for New Writing’s John McAuliffe, Janet Rogerson and Simon Haworth. John McAuliffe’s 3rd book is Of All Places; Janet Rogerson’s 1st book is A Bad Influence Girl; Simon Haworth is doing a poetry PhD.
Note: Micropoems that do not have the hashtag #micropoem13 and/or are tweeted outside the competition period (17-24 June) will not be considered