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    Competition Rules: The Caterpillar Poetry Prize 2021
    Closing date for receipt of entries is 31 March 2021.
    The name of the author must not appear on the same page as the poem.
    It’s not a requirement, but we strongly advise you to purchase a copy of The Caterpillar.
    Entries must be in English, typed, with each entry on a new sheet.
    Entries will not be returned, so make sure you keep a copy.
    No corrections can be made after receipt, or fees refunded.
    The Prize is open to anyone over the age of 16.
    Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published, self-published, published online or 
    You can enter as as many poems as you like.
    There is a line limit of 150. 
    Entry fee is €14 per poem 
    Online payment should be made to enquiries@thecaterpillarmagazine.com via PayPal through our online payment system.
    Cheques and postal orders should be made payable to ‘The Moth Magazine Ltd.’, with the sender's name and   
    address on the back.
    Postal entries can also be paid in cash (either in US dollars, Sterling or Euros at the current exchange rate).
    Receipt of entry
    Enclose a stamped addressed postcard marked 'ACKNOWLEDGEMENT' if you require acknowledgement of receipt of your postal 
    entry (include international reply coupon if entering from overseas).
    Online entries are confirmed by the email receipt of your payment to PayPal.
    Worldwide copyright of each entry remains with the author, but The Caterpillar will have the unrestricted right to publish the  
    winning poem in the summer 2021 issue of The Caterpillar and any relevant promotional material.

    All entrants to the competition, including those who have not been successful, will be notified by email by 30 April 2021.  
    The winner will be announced in June, to coincide with publication of the summer issue of The Caterpillar.  
    The judge is Michael Morpurgo. His decision is final and no individual correspondence can be entered into.
    A single prize of €1,000 will be awarded to the best poem. Some poems may be commended, but there is no guarantee that they will 
    be published.
    Entry implies acceptance of all the rules. Failure to comply with the entry requirements will result in

    Print ENTRY FORM, fill in and then post with fee and entry to:
    The Caterpillar Poetry Prize
    c/o The Moth
    Ardan Grange
    Co. Cavan

    Good luck!