Sunday, 7 September 2008


The 2008 Second Light Poetry Competition is now open for submission to women of 30 years and over. Second Light is a network of women poets, aged 40 and upwards, who are published or beginning to get published and who are serious about developing their work. The deadline for the poetry competition is 1st OCTOBER 2008 and this year’s judge is Gillian Clarke.
Prizes of £300 sterling, £100 and £50. Poems MAY have appeared in magazines but NOT in a book.

Gillian Clarke is President of Ty Newydd, the writers’ centre in North Wales which she co-founded in 1990, tutor on the M.Phil in Creative Writing at the University of Glamorgan, and the current National Poet for Wales. Recent books At The Source, 2008. A new collection, A Recipe for Water, is due in 2009.

A pdf entry form can be downloaded here.

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