Submitting an Entry

Three copies (hard copy, not electronic) of an unpublished collection should be submitted. Entries should be typed, may be double-sided, and must be on numbered pages. Poems previously published online or in magazines should be acknowledged.

As entries are judged anonymously, your name should not appear anywhere in the typescript. We suggest that you omit any dedication or acknowledgement naming individuals.

Entries should be sent to:

      Edwin Morgan Poetry Award
      Scottish Poetry Library
      5 Crichton’s Close, Canongate

Please ensure that you also include:

an email address or a stamped self-addressed envelope for notification of receipt;

contact details for any subsequent notification of success in reaching the shortlist;

the completed Entry Form, downloadable here.

The closing date for entries is 5pm on 2nd March 2018 for the 2018 Award.


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