New top prize of £2,500 to be won in Troubadour's Poetry Competition

Sunday 11 September 2011

Anne-Marie Fyfe at StAnza 2010 (photo by Al Buntin)

Details of the Fifth Annual Troubadour International Poetry Prize have just been announced by poet Anne-Marie Fyfe, organiser of the Coffee-House Poetry programme at the Troubadour, with a newly increased first prize of £2,500. The judges, who will read all the poems, will be Susan Wicks and David Harsent, and the competition, which is sponsored by Cegin Productions, has a deadline for submissions of Monday 17th October, 2011.

The competition is a highlight of the Coffee-House Poetry programme of readings, workshops and music, based at the Troubadour on London's Brompton Road.

The prizes are: 1st £2,500, 2nd £500, 3rd £250 & 20 prizes of £20 each Plus a Spring 2012 Coffee-House-Poetry season-ticket and a prizewinners' Coffee-House Poetry reading with Susan Wicks & David Harsent on Mon 28th Nov 2011 for all prize-winning poets, and the entry fee is £5.00

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