30 September 2022
Who may enter?
The competition is open to anyone. International entries are welcome.
The Patricia Eschen Prize for Poetry is sponsored by the Dennis Myner Trust which supports Morrab Library in its charitable work, continuing the legacy of former member Dennis Myner who was devoted to our library. The name of this new poetry prize honors Dennis’ sister, Patricia Eschen.
Entry is limited to one poem written in the English language. The length of the poem must not exceed 40 lines.
The poem must not have been previously published, broadcasted or accepted for publication and must not have been a winner in a previous competition.
The competition will be judged by two poets: Katrina Naomi and Penelope Shuttle.
The competition is free to enter.
Adult’s competition (16 and over):
• 1st prize: £1,000
• 2nd prize: £500
• 3rd prize: £300
Children’s competition prizes (under 16s):
• 1st prize: £150
• 2nd prize: £100
• 3rd prize: £50
How to enroll?
For further information visit the official competition website.