Saturday, 14 May 2011

Word Aid

Spare a word for charity

A charity that provides emergency shelter and supplies for families around the world caught in disasters is to be the beneficiary of a poetry collection currently seeking submissions.

Word Aid, a collective of published poets working to raise money for charity, is looking to assist Shelter Box with its latest collection to be themed around ‘Survival’.

This is open to interpretation in the broadest terms: emotional, physical, environmental, or survival of any other kind).

Submission guidelines:
  •  Poems on the theme of survival
  • Any submissions that require a certain format shaping to the poem must be accompanied by a PDF so that the layout can be reproduced correctly
  • Send a maximum of three poems
  • The maximum length per poem is no more than 50 lines
  • Deadline 1 July 2011.
  • Contact details and a 30-word biography must accompany submissions
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