Tuesday 11 June 2013

Micropoem13 Competition

Micropoem13 Competition
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

: 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

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