Help a Local Library
Wall of the Words - Poetry Competition
prize: £100 vouchers, second prize £50 vouchers
Winner to be published in
Barnet Libraries “What's On” magazine. Commended entries will be displayed on
the Hendon Library’s
Wall of the Words.
competition is open to anyone aged 16 or over.
2. Enter a maximum of two
poems, suggested donation to cover costs £2 per poem
3. Cheques should
be made out to London Borough of Barnet. No foreign currency can be
4. Each poem must be in English, no more than 40 lines, must
not have been published elsewhere, and must be the original work of the
5. Each poem must be typed on one side of A4 paper, in single
6. The author's identification must not appear on the poem, but
on a separate sheet of A4 paper with your name, address, email address and
telephone number and the titles of poems submitted.
7. No online entries
will be accepted.
8. No correspondence can be entered into and the
judge’s decision will be final.
9. Deadline for entries is 31 August
10. Hand in your entries and donation at any London Borough of
Barnet Library, or send your entries to: Wall of the Words Poetry Competition,
C/O Hendon Library, The Burroughs, London, NW4 4BQ, stating where you heard
about the competition.
11. No person may win more than one
12. Please join us Monday 24th September 2012 at Hendon Library
Café, 6.30pm for the announcement of who’s won followed by their reading and
readings from the floor.
The Judge: Yvonne Green
Turn right as you come out of Hendon Central Station (Northern Line), turn right
at The Burroughs (at the 1st set of traffic lights). Hendon Library is on your
left before the Fire Station.
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