The contest is organised by the Poetry Centre of Oxford Brookes University.There are two categories:• Open category – open to all poets aged 18 years and over;• English as an Additional Language category – open to all poets aged 18 and over who write in English as an Additional Language.The first three poems submitted cost £5 per poem.The winners of each category will receive £1000 and both runners up £200.
The competition is open to anyone aged 18 or over. International entries are welcome.All poems must have a title and must not exceed 40 lines in length. Entries can be on any subject.The first poem submitted costs £7. Subsequent entries in the same submission cost £4 per poem.• 1st prize: £5,000• 2nd prize: £2,000• 3rd prize: £1,000
There are two competitions:• Short Story Competition• Poetry CompetitionThe Short Story Competition is for original, unpublished stories on any theme up to 3,000 words.The winner of first prize will receive £1.000.Entry fees: £7.50 per story.The Poetry Competition is for original, unpublished poems up to 40 lines on any theme.The winner of first prize will receive £1.000.Entry fees: £7.50 per poem.
The Yale Drama Series is an annual competition for emerging playwrights.Submissions must be original, unpublished full-length plays written in English.The competition is free to enter.The winner will be awarded the David Charles Horn Prize of $10,000, publication of his/her manuscript by Yale University Press, and a staged reading at Lincoln Center's Claire Tow Theater.