A prize of £1,000 (approximately $1,320) and publication in the Hippocrates Prize anthology and on the website is given annually for a poem on a medical theme. An additional prize of £1,000 is given for a poem on a medical theme written by a health professional. Mark Doty, Peter Goldsworthy, and Carol Rumens will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a poem of up to 50 lines with a £7 (approximately $9) entry fee by February 14. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Hippocrates Prize, Open International Award, 37 Newbold Terrace East, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4EY, England.