november, 2020

30nov1:00 am1:00 amThe Melita Hume Poetry PrizeUK Entry Fee: £15 Max word count: 100 pages Top Prize: £2,000 and publication

The Melita Hume Poetry Prize

Event Details

The Melita Hume Poetry Prize is an annual poetry publication award for an original, first full-length collection by a poet aged thirty-five years or under, resident in the UK or Ireland, or of British or Irish citizenship, writing in the English language.

Previous years’ winners include Caleb Klaces for Bottled Air, Marion McCready for Tree Language, Amy Blakemore for Humbert Summer, Maria Apichella for Psalmody, Tony Chan for Four Points Fourteen Lines, Jenna Clake for Fortune Cookie, Rebecca Close for valid, virtual, vegetable reality and Jessica Mayhew for Longship.

The winner will receive full book publication by Eyewear Publishing LTD in 2021, and a prize advance of £2,000.

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