The competition is hosted by BBC World Service and the British Council.Entrants should write a radio play of approximately 53 minutes in length on any subject.The competition is only open to writers outside of the UK.There are two prizes. Each prize will consist of £2500 sterling and a trip to London.The competition is free to enter.
There are two contests, one for short poems of up to 10 lines, and one for poems of 11 to 50 lines. The entry fees are £5 for the first poem, £4 for the second and £3.50 for the third and each subsequent poem.• Editors' Prize (poems of up to 10 lines)1st prize: £1,0002nd prize: £3003rd prize: £150• Judge's Prize (poems of 11 to 50 lines)1st prize: £1,0002nd prize: £3003rd prize: £150
The competition is open to anyone over the age of 18.''Poems are invited that deal with any aspect of nature and place – these terms will be given a wide interpretation by the judge Ian McMillan.''Entry fees:£7 for your first poem£4 for each subsequent poem• 1st prize: £1000• 2nd prize: £500• 3rd prize: £250