october, 2021

21octAll DayNO BARS POETRY COMPETITIONInternationalEntry Fee:Free Max word count:No limit Top Prize:Mentorship


Event Details

To mark the publication of a book of poetry written by “No Bars”” Drum and Brass is launching the “No Bars” poetry competition.

Artists with direct experience of the justice system will award a prize to one poem each month. The competition is aimed at anyone with experience of incarceration who would value support to progress their work.

Works can be any length and in any format: video, MP3, written etc. Transcripts should be provided with videos.

Winners will receive support for their work in the form of

  • mentoring with an established performer/writer
  • entry into national poetry competition
  • inclusion in the annual Drum and Brass “No Bars” competition

All submissions will also be considered for inclusion in the second No Bars anthology.

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