march, 2020

01mar1:00 am1:00 amThe Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and MedicineInternational Entry Fee: £7 Max word count: 50 lines Top Prize: £1000

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he Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine is an annual international award for an unpublished poem on a medical subject – now in its 11th year.

In its first 10 years, the Hippocrates Prize attracted over 10,000 entries from around 70 countries, from the Americas to Fiji and Finland to Australasia.

Poems must be no more than 50 lines in length and not have previously been published in any form. They must be by a living poet, written in English and should not be translations of another writer’s work. There is no limit to the number of entries by a poet in any category.

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