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TROUBLE & STRIFE A CELEBRATION OF PROTEST

GRIST COMPETITION 2018

First Prize 500
Second Prize 250
Third Prize 125


2018 marks the centenary of women's suffrage in the UK. It is a lesser-known fact that 2018 also marks the centenary of working class men being given the vote. Inspired by the Representation of the People Act 1918, the new GRIST anthology, Trouble & Strife will showcase poems and stories of protest -celebrations of why and how people have banded together to bring about a change in their own or others lives.

Submissions are welcomed from published and unpublished authors and poets (maximum 5,000 words or 40 lines of poetry).


The judges are:
Helen Mort (Chatto & Windus)
Adelle Stripe (Little, Brown)
Kim Moore (Seren/The Poetry Business)
and Alison Teal (Amnesty International Modern Suffragette 2018)

Entry fee 5
Closing date 15 July 2018
Multiple submissions welcome

For queries please contact grist@hud.ac.uk
For payment details please see here



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