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MPT Poetry Translation Competition
11th November 2011
EXTENDED DEADLINE: 1st FEBRUARY 2012
You are invited to enter the first MPT Poetry Translation Competition. Entries by 1st February 2012. Translate any poem on the subject of FREEDOM into English verse. The poem may be in any language, from any age, and in translation should not exceed twenty lines. The original text should be submitted with your translation.
First prize: £200. Second prize: £75. Three runners-up: one year’s free subscription to MPT. All winners and runners-up will have their poems published in the Spring 2012 issue of MPT ‘Parnassus’.
Entries (£4 per poem / £3 for subscribers) by 1 February 2012, may be submitted via our website, on payment of the entry fee. Alternatively hard copy of the original poem and translation, and cheque or money order, made payable to MPT, should be sent to MPT Poetry Translation Competition, Queen’s College Oxford, OX1 4AW,UK.
For full rules see our competition page
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