Closing Date: 30-November-2012
By entering this competition you will be actively supporting this charity.
Details: This competition is organised in aid of Lupus UK, a national charity helping people with the presently incurable immune system illness lupus. Lupus UK currently supports some 6,000 members through their Regional Groups and advise many others on the symptoms prior to diagnosis. The competition is for previously unpublished poems in English Language, on any subject, in any style, up to 50 lines long (excluding title). Poems entered must not have been posted to any website or blog, and must not be under consideration for publication, or accepted for publication elsewhere.
First Prize: £100.00 ($158.00)
Second Prize: £50.00 ($79.00)
Third Prize: £30.00 ($48.00)
High Commendation Prizes: 2 x £10.00 ($16.00)
Results & First Publication: Results will be announced in our News Blog on 5th January 2013.
Entry Fees: £3 ($5) per poem, £12 ($19) for 5 poems.
Donations to Charity: A third of net entry fees will go to Lupus UK
The Judge: Abegail Morley
Competition Administration: Eastern Light EPM International -organisers of Excel for Charity writing competitions series.
Enter Online or By Post
To Enter online
(1) Select the number of poems you wish to enter from the PayPal Drop-Down Menu below, click on pay now, and make the applicable payment securely. You will be given a Transaction ID or Receipt Number by PayPal. Make a note of this.
(2) Create a Cover Note titled LUPUS UK POETRY COMPETITION 2012 which should have the Title(s) of your poem(s), your Name, Pen Name (if applicable), Mailing Address, E-mail Address and Telephone Number. YOUR NAME OR ANY OTHER IDENTIFYING MARKS MUST NOT APPEAR ON ANY OF THE POETRY PAGES.
(3) Send your poems, and your Cover Note as Word, or rtf attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org in the subject line, type LUPUS UK POETRY OCTOBER 2012 followed by your TRANSACTION ID.