The Rialto working with the RSPB, BirdLife International and the Cambridge Conservation Initiative, invite poems that deal with any aspect of nature and place and will be given a very wide interpretation by the judge.
Prizes are as follows:
- 1st prize – £1000
- 2nd prize – £500
- 3rd prize – A place on a creative writing course at Ty Newydd Writing Centre in 2017
Additional prizes are as follows:
- A personal tour with Mark Cocker of his most cherished wildlife places in East Anglia.
- A personal tour with Nick Davies of his beloved Wicken Fen to learn about his research there.
*The prize is for a shared room accommodation, and does not include the cost of travel to and from the Centre
**The prize does not include the cost of travel or accommodation.
Entry fees are: £6 for your first poem; £3.50 for each subsequent poem.
Closing date is midnight March 2017.
For further details, please visit the website here.