The Poetry Foundation Ghana has announced its inauguration of the (2013) GHANA POETRY PRIZE. According to organizers, the award is built on the hugely successful 2012 Online Competition which was done under the name Ghana Poetry Awards and the winner will take home an amount of Gh ₵ 2,000 (equivalent to $ 1,000).
Touching on the aim of the awards, organizers say the prize is to support younger emerging poets. The Prize which is sponsored by Poetry Foundation Ghana hopes to increase the prize for winners as they grow with enough funds from other sources.
Applications are now opened for people with interest in poetry anywhere in the world to submit their works(poems) to [email protected] The submission (MAXIMUM OF TWO(2) POEMS) must not be more than 30 lines long and free to enter.
Submissions are to be made to the address with the subject Poetry Prize. The deadline is June 30, 2013.