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Poetry call-out: Nature in the air (Expired)


What More? Productions seeks Noticers of the natural world to submit a short poem (no more than two pages) themed on an aspect of nature as you have experienced it on your patch. The poem can take any form; surprise us; challenge us; enchant us.

The winning poet will receive £100 for their poem, which will be interpreted as a shadow show animation of not less than three minutes’ duration. The film will be delivered by a duo of puppeteers, in consultation with the poet, and shared online.  Two runners-up will receive £20 each.

  • The call-out is open to UK residents only.
  • Please submit in pdf format with your name and contact details on the first page.
  • Writers may submit only one poem.
  • The submission must be the entrant’s own original work and must not infringe copyright rules.
  • The poem must be unpublished and written in English.
  • Deadline: midnight Tuesday 26th May.
  • Please send poems by email with ‘Nature in the Air’ in the subject line to:


Wednesday 13 May, 2020
Tuesday 26 May, 2020

London , London

Call for Writers