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Girton College National Jane Martin Poetry Prize opens for 2023

wood carved letters saying ' Write Poetry' with a mug of hot drink to the side

We are delighted to invite entries for the 2023 Jane Martin Poetry Prize. Now in its 13th year, the prize is a key part of the College’s support for poetry and will be of interest to all those who are serious about literary excellence.

The competition will be judged by experts drawn from across the literary world and academia. We are thrilled that this year the panel will be led by two judges – Rebecca Watts and Adam Crothers.

Building on the success of previous years, the 2023 winner will receive not just a cash prize of £700.00, but the opportunity to give a reading at a celebratory event, at which the prize will be awarded. There will also be a second cash prize of £300.00.

The competition opens on 24 January 2023 and closes on 17 March 2023 at noon!