Please note: you may only submit to one award, with the exception that you may additionally apply for a TLC Free Read. If you apply for any other award, your submission will be discounted.
This programme is open to poets who are yet to publish a full-length work, Winning poets will receive a structured package of support. This will include a writing residency, group mentoring from the poet Clare Pollard, a workshop series, professional-development support and publication in a digital anthology.
To enter poets should submit up to 30 poems or an equivalent amount of longer sequences. Each submission of work must be accompanied by a commentary that describes the proposed project. This work should be prepared as a PDF or Word document that can then be uploaded via our application portal (you will be prompted to attach it when you are submitting).