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Arvon International Poetry Competition

Arvon International Poetry Competition
Focus: English
Opportunity Type: Competition
Location: Around the world
Student Grade: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Available to students from: All Provinces/Territories
Time of year: Summer
Prerequisites: N/A
Cost: £6 per poem
Application Deadline: N/A

Poems are submitted anonymously. There will be a first prize of £5,000, a second prize of £2,500, a third prize of £1,000 and three prizes of £500 each. A Ted Hughes Environmental Poetry Prize of £1000 and Ted Hughes publications is also being offered. All the winning poems and any poems the judges may wish to select for special commendation will be published in a Competition Anthology, which will be available to purchase from 15th October 2008.

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