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Friday, February 23, 2018
The Hippocrates Young Poets Prize for Poetry and Medicine
The Hippocrates Young
Poets Prize for Poetry and Medicine is an international prize for a single
unpublished poem in English on a medical theme. The length of the
poem should be not more than 50 lines of text. Entrants should be aged 14 - 18
years old on the closing date for entries - 1st March.
The award for the
winner is £500 (~ USD 670).
Entries for the 2018
Hippocrates Young Poet Poetry and Medicine Prize close at 12 midnight ie
the end of the day on 1st March 2018 in the relevant international time zone
its launch in 20013, the Hippocrates Young Poets Prize for Poetry and Medicine
has attracted entries from Europe, North America, Africa and Asia, with winners
from the USA, the UK and Hong Kong.
will be informed by email and information about the shortlist and the commended
entries posted on the Hippocrates Prize website. The winners in the 2018
Hippocrates Young Poets Prize will be announced at the Hippocrates
Awards ceremony on Friday 11th May 2018 at the Poetry Foundation in
To find out more
about the 2018 prize, or to enter, click here.
Singer said: “We are delighted to have such international interest in the
Hippocrates Young Poets Prize. We are also grateful that the 2018 Hippocrates
Awards Ceremony will be hosted by the US Poetry Foundation in Chicago.
The Hippocrates Initiative for
Poetry and Medicine – winner of the 2011 Times Higher Education Award for
Innovation and Excellence in the Arts – is an interdisciplinary venture that
investigates the synergy between medicine, the arts and health.
Notes for editors
For more on the Hippocrates Prize contact +44 7494 450805 or
email firstname.lastname@example.org The 2018 Hippocrates
Young Poets Prize judge is Alisha Kaplan