Poetry Competition 2013
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Rules of Entry

Please read the following rules carefully before submitting your entry.

1. The fee is £5.00 for up to four limericks and then £1.00 for each subsquent limerick. (All must be submitted at the same time.) There is no limit on the number of entries competitors may send provided each one is accompanied by the correct entry fee. Sterling cheques and postal orders should be made payable to The Writers Bureau. (Note: we only accept cheques drawn on a UK bank.) Members of The Association of Freelance Writers have the reduced fee of £4.00 per entry and then £1.00 for each subsquent limerick.

2. All work must be in English.

3. For postal entries, each limerick should start on a separate sheet of paper but online entries can all be inluded in a single document.

4. Work may be on any theme but should not have been previously published.

5. No competitor may win more than one prize.

6. The author's name must not appear on any work but should be entered on the Entry Form or attached on a separate sheet of paper. (For entries submitted via email where the fee has been paid online, there is no need to attach a cover sheet. We use the personal details that are supplied with your payment.)

7. Copyright remains with the author but prize winners must give permission to include the work on The Writers Bureau website for a period of up to twelve months.

8. Entries cannot be returned to contestants; so please keep a copy.

9. Receipt of postal entries will only be acknowledged if accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed postcard. Results will be available on the Writers Bureau website from 31st August 2017. Winners will be notified individually.

10. Entries that do not comply with the rules will be disqualified and entry fees will not be returned.

11. Current employees of The Writers Bureau are not eligible to enter the competition.

12. The Judge will be Diana Nadin, Director of Studies at The Writers Bureau.

[NB: The Writers Bureau reserves the right to change the judges without notice.]

The Closing Date is 31st July 2017

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