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Primers: A Mentoring and Publication Scheme

Primers is an annual mentoring and publication scheme organised by the Poetry School and Nine Arches Press. It provides a unique opportunity for talented poets to find publication and receive a programme of supportive feedback, mentoring and promotion.

The three selected poets will receive mentoring from poet Kim Moore, author of The Art of Falling and winner of the 2016 Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, editorial support from Nine Arches Press editor and Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellow Jane Commane, and publication in Primers Volume Four, followed by a programme of readings and launches.

There are up to 25 free entries available for writers who would not otherwise be able to afford to enter.

The judges are poet Kim Moore and editor Jane Commane.

Closing date
Sun 22 Jul 2018
Entry fee
£15 (free for low-income writers)