The Chris Salmon Poetry Extravaganza 2019
Following the enormous success of last year’s competition, which attracted over 1000 entries. The Christopher Salmon Foundation, in conjunction with Wirral Libraries, is pleased to announce that the Chris Salmon Poetry Extravaganza for 2019 will be open for entries on the 15th September 2018.
The theme of this year’s competition is “Heroes”. The competition is open to Wirral residents of all ages. Cash prizes will be awarded to both winners and runners up in five age categories and they will be invited to attend a workshop and awards evening hosted by Levi Tafari, a renowned local poet. All winning poems will be published in a special anthology and the overall winning entry aged 16 and under will become Wirral Libraries Young Poet Laureate for 2019.
Full details of this year’s competition and official entry forms will be available from Wirral libraries and on the charity’s website from 15th September 2018. Completed forms should be returned to Diane Mitchell at Birkenhead Library by 24/01/2019.