30th April 2018
book publication for best entries
competition is open to anyone over 16.
best entries will be published in a paperback anthology. The authors will receive one
complimentary copy of the anthology. 10-20 authors are normally included, depending on
length and quality of work. All winners will
be offered further copies of the anthology at a reduced price if they request them.
date 30th April 2018
will be notified before the end of August 2018
fee £3.50 per poem, £15 for up to six entries.
must be the work of the entrant and not
simultaneously entered for other competitions.
judgesí decision is final. No discussion will be entered into.
are not returnable and cannot be acknowledged without SAE marked for that
remains with the author although Earlyworks Press reserves the right to
publish winning entries on the website.
of work will be taken as acceptance of rules and conditions.
Entry options postal:
paper copy to Earlyworks Press, Creative Media Centre, 45
in pounds sterling. POs or cheques payable to Kay Green.
entries must be titled and typed/clearly written on one side of A4 paper.
Each entry (or each set) must have a cover-sheet attached, marked EP2018, giving
of poem(s), authorís name, address, and or email
address. Please say where you heard
about this competition.
ensure that you have weighed your package and applied the correct postage.
We cannot guarantee that entries will be received or opened if this is not
entries accepted in the body of an email. Please choose the £3.50 or £15 Pay button then
use the email address below to send your entry. Please include
your contact details and Paypal transaction number at the top of the email,
then paste the poems into the body of the email below them.
your entry to
(three universal rules for competition entrants)
Proof-read your work. A text full of errors cannot get top marks from the
If sending paper entries, apply correct postage, or it will not get
any further than the sorting office.
If paying by cheque, do not invent the name to write on it. If you are using a
cheque, please read the instructions first.
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