Andrew Barker is the creator of the online lecture website Mycroft, where examples of his poetry lectures can be seen. He is the author of the poetry collection snowblind: from my protective colouring (Chameleon Press) and holds a PhD in American Literature and an MA in Anglo-Irish Literature. He currently teaches at the University of Hong Kong and Lingnan University.
Each poet can submit up to two poems (no more than 80 lines long each).
Poems must be previously unpublished.
Entry is free.
15 January 2013
First: £85, Second: £55, Third: £35, Highly Commended (up to 5): £15 each. (Payable through Paypal.)
All winning poems (including the highly recommended ones) will receive first publication in a special section inthe March 2013 issue of Cha.
The prizes were generously donated by a reader from the San Francisco Bay Area.
Submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Betrayal”.
Poems must be sent in the body of the email.
Please also include a short biography of no more than 30 words.