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PBS Judging Wordpool Illuminate Competition 2017

Posted on July 26 2017

We're delighted to be involved in the Wordpool Festival of Poetry's Illuminate Poetry Competition!

All are welcome to submit poems on the topic of 'illuminate'; we’re looking for a unique and inspiring poem, no more than 40 lines. The competition will be judged by Alice Kate Mullen from the Poetry Book Society. The first prize winner will be awarded £200 in cash and see their projected on the world famous Blackpool Tower in a specially commissioned poetry film.The entry fee is £4 for one poem, £7 for 2 poems, £10 for 3 poems.

Due to popular demand we’ve extended the deadline of Wordpool’s nationwide Poetry Competition to Monday 21st August 2017. Poets are invited to submit poems on the theme of illuminate - the poem will then be made into a poetry film and projected onto the Blackpool Tower building at a launch ceremony in the evening of 26 October 2017. The poetry film will then shine bright until the end of the Illumination Season.  

Enter via Eventbrite & email your poem(s) and application form to artsdevelopment@blackpool.gov.uk. Find out more here and read the full competition guidelines.

First prize: £200 & Blackpool Tower projection

Second prize: £200

Third prize: £100

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