Gingko Prize for Ecopoetry

Ages:Undergraduate, Graduate, Educator, Professional

Type:Submission

Categories:Language Arts, Poetry, Writing

Scope:International

Contact


jaz@ginkgoprize.com

The Ginkgo Prize for Ecopoetry is a major international award for poems embracing ecological themes.

The Prize aims to highlight the role poetry can play in raising awareness, gaining insight, and provoking concern for the ecological imperatives of our time.

Competitors must create an original poem that they have written themselves. Poems cannot have been previously published and printed or be entered for any other prize.

All entries are anonymized for judging, so please do not add your name to your poem. The online system will ensure that your name is kept secure. The judges are UK Poet Laureate, novelist and activist Simon Armitage and poet, critic and commissioning editor Jade Cuttle.

Website: https://ginkgoprize.com/

Managing Organization: The National Association Areas of Oustanding Natural Beauty

Contact:

jaz@ginkgoprize.com

Eligibility:
Applicants must be aged 18 or above. Although we’re based in the UK, the Ginkgo Prize is international – we welcome submissions from all over the world.

Overview

The Ginkgo Prize for Ecopoetry is a major international award for poems embracing ecological themes.

The Prize aims to highlight the role poetry can play in raising awareness, gaining insight, and provoking concern for the ecological imperatives of our time.

Process

Competitors must create an original poem that they have written themselves. Poems cannot have been previously published and printed or be entered for any other prize.

Criteria

All entries are anonymized for judging, so please do not add your name to your poem. The online system will ensure that your name is kept secure. The judges are UK Poet Laureate, novelist and activist Simon Armitage and poet, critic and commissioning editor Jade Cuttle.

Participate

Website: https://ginkgoprize.com/

Managing Organization: The National Association Areas of Oustanding Natural Beauty

Contact:

jaz@ginkgoprize.com

Eligibility:
Applicants must be aged 18 or above. Although we’re based in the UK, the Ginkgo Prize is international – we welcome submissions from all over the world.