Two prizes of £10,000 (approximately $12,900) each are given annually for a group of poems and a short story. The winners will be invited to attend an award ceremony in Manchester, England, in November. Adam O'Riordan will chair the judging panel for poetry; Nicholas Royle will chair the judging panel for fiction. Submit three to five poems totaling no more than 120 lines, or a story of up to 2,500 words with a £17.50 (approximately $23) entry fee by September 23. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.
Manchester Metropolitan University, Poetry and Fiction Prizes, 70 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 5NH, England.