Mere Literary Festival Biennial Open Poetry Commpetition
Supported by FREEBIRD CAMPERS of MERE
Classic 1970s VW Camper Hire – www.freebirdcampers.co.uk
Prizes: £200, £100, £50;
£15 x 3 runners-up + Certificates of Distinction & Merit
Local Award: resident within 10 mile radius of Mere.
Performance Prizes: Shortlist showcased
at Festival event with additional prizes.
Festival runs October 12-18.
Junior Sections: under 11s; 12-16s. Cash Awards
+ The Grace Wines Memorial Prize for best poem
from a Mere resident/attending Mere School.
Fee: £3.50, then £3; juniors, £1.50, then £1(25% discount, school entries of 10+)
Length: 40 lines. Senior Judge: Chris McCully.
Proceeds go to the charity Mere & District Linkscheme
Details on website; entry form may be downloaded.
SEND SAE: Mrs Adrienne Howell, “Lawrence’s”, Old Hollow,
Mere, Wiltshire BA12 6EG