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Gerard Rochford Poetry Prize closes 30th June 2021

Mist and Mountain Creative Residency, in collaboration with Gerard Rochford’s Literary Executors, are delighted to launch The Gerard Rochford Poetry Prize 2021.

Writers are invited to submit an original poem in English on the theme of ‘Family’ to gerardrochfordpoetry@mail.com and gerardrochfordpoetry@gmail.com before the competition closing date of 30 June 2021.

The winning poet and two runners up will be announced on Sunday 1 September 2021 with the publication of their winning entries on the Mist and Mountain Creative Residency website and Gerard Rochford Poetry page.

The winner will receive a large, bespoke commemorative plate, courtesy of Campbeltown Pottery, featuring an excerpt of Gerard Rochford’s poetry and £150.

Two runners ups will each receive a small, bespoke commemorative plate and £50.

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