Students – enter our Poems Aloud! competition

Elizabeth Andrews
Monday 8 February 2016

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Do you love poetry? Want to win £100? Enter the University Library’s Poems Aloud! competition, run with the StAnza International Poetry Festival. Open only to University of St Andrews students.
Email to enter by Friday, February 19.
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Last year’s winner Megan McFadyen-Mungall who recited ‘Too much time looking up’ by Lacey Roop

This year you can choose to recite a poem you’ve memorised from one of the headline poets taking part in StAnza 2016:

Pascale Petit
Don Paterson
Lemn Sissay
Nora Gomringer
Jane Yolen
Thomas Lynch
Jo Bell
Jo Shapcott
Matthew Sweeney
Sean O’Brien
Andrew McMillan
Fiona Benson
John Burnside

We’ll send you a set of poems (two per poet) to choose from. Or you can make your own separate choice from their works.

A panel of judges will rate the best delivery and pick a winner during the live recital in the University Library on March 4 at 3.30pm.

If you have questions or are interested in entering, drop us a line:

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