1) Southport Writers' Circle Poetry competition
First Prize: £200, Second Prize: £100, Third Prize: £50(In addition: £25 Humour Prize; £25 Local Prize)
Each entry should be accompanied by the appropriate fee of £3 per poem. Cheques/Postal orders should be in sterling and payable to SOUTHPORT WRITERS’ CIRCLE.4. A maximum of 40 lines per poem is allowed.5. The closing date for entries will be 30th April 2010
2)Poetry London competition
Decent prizes. Judge is Michael Longley. Closing date 31st May. £5 per poem
Closing date April 30th..£3 per poem, £10 for 4 poems, £2.50 for subsequent poems
And why are none of them for me. Because they want sterling cheques or postal orders. Anybody been to an Irish bank recently?