april, 2019

22apr1:00 am1:00 amPoets Meet Politics International Open Poetry CompetitionOnline Entry Fee: €12
Max word count: 40 lines
Top Prize: €500

Event Details

The Poets Meet Politics International Open Poetry Competition 2019 is open until April 22, 2019.

The competition comes from Hungry Hill Writing. Christy Ducker will judge this year’s entries.

Christy Ducker is a poet and teacher of creative writing. Her first full-length collection, Skipper, was published in 2015, and includes work commended by the Forward Prize judges. Her pamphlet, Armour (2011), was a PBS Pamphlet Choice. Her commissions include residencies with Port of Tyne, English Heritage, and York University’s Centre for Immunology and Infection; she is also the director of North East Heroes, an Arts Council England project.

Her PhD work at Newcastle University was awarded the 2015 Ella Ritchie Prize. From 2017 – 2020, she will be REA Fellow at Newcastle University’s Institute for Creative Arts Practice.

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