P-i-R has been notified by Vienna Lit. of a bona-fide free to enter poetry contest being run by the Arts Council of England on their website. The subject is food, the closing date is the end of November, the word limit is 250 words, the judges are reputable and include acumen's Patricia Oxley. The prize for the lucky winner is 500 pounds cash.
According to the rules 'anybody can enter' and a simple e-mail to the arts council will suffice. So what are you waiting for? Visit http://www.artscouncil.org.uk and click on the page headed 'My Region'. Everything you need to know is there. But one thing, your poem better be good for one of P-i-R's masterpieces is already winging its way through the electronic smog.