£11,000 worth of prizes to be won!
The Arvon International Poetry Competition 2008 - which opens on May 1st - is judged by Poet Laureate Andrew Motion, Moniza Alvi and Alice Oswald.
The Classic FM First Prize is £5,000, the Second Prize is £2,500, the Third Prize is £1,000 and there are three commendation prizes of £500 each. The Ted Hughes Environmental Poetry Prize is £1,000 plus Ted Hughes publications and will go to the best poem that deals with the environment, in the broadest sense.
You can submit your poems online from May 1st 2008 or download an entry form from Arvon's competition section. Deadline for entries is 5pm on 15 August 2008.