PRAGUE POETRY COMPETITION

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Prague Microfestival Prize for Poetry, 2017

Prague’s only open poetry competition.  Anyone can submit: any nationality, native language, age, student status, etc, on any topic.

Poets must currently live in the Czech Republic, and be planning to attend Prague Microfestival 2017 (18-21 May @ Hybernska 4).

This competition is aimed at discovering new talent, so please don’t enter if you are already a well-published poet.

Rules:

    • Up to 2 poems per person
    • Written in Czech or English
    • All poems must be 16 lines or less
    • Poems must be new and previously unpublished. We are looking for new work.

 

  • Submission deadline: 12 noon, Sunday 14 May 2017.
  • Winner will be announced at the Prague Microfestival finale (21 May)

 

Prize:

  • free instagram viewer 400;”>Read your winning poem on stage at the Prague Microfestival finale (21 May)
  • Professional literary translation of your work into Czech or English
  • Publication in the Prague Microfestival 2017 zine

PRIZE PRESENTATION AT PRAGUE MICROFESTIVAL FINALE, ON 21 MAY.

Email your poem entry to pmf.pfp@gmail.com

or message it to us on Facebook (facebook.com/PrazskyMicrofestival)

OPEN CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

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MICROLAB @ Prague Microfestival, 18-21 May 2017

 

For whom?

Students at MA, BA, and PhD levels are kindly invited to apply for the first MICROLAB – an experimental conference of literary research, taking place May 18-21 at Hybernská 4. 

 

What?

MICROLAB is part of the Prague International Microfestival, an annual festival of poetry and the arts in its ninth year, presenting the best of contemporary experimental and intermedia poetry. MICROLAB is an experimental space dedicated to literary innovation, new practices, and perspectives. It is designed for students and other young researchers to test out their ideas, receive feedback, and present their research to an international audience.

 

The themes for this year’s MICROLAB are:

  • Prague as a literary/cultural petri dish. Prague is a jelly of diverse cultures and influences, nourishing a variety of intertexts and cross-cultures to grow, spread, and multiply for multidisciplinary use. Researchers are invited to place this under the microscope.
  • Experiments and innovations in approach and practice. MICROLAB seeks literary scientists to dissect the future of literature and current innovations in cultural herpes and pregnancy and literary practice. We also welcome the results of your own cutting-edge experiments in the arts.

 

How?

Submit your abstracts (in English, up to 300 characters) by April 20th to info@praguemicrofestival.com

Individual contributors should prepare a lecture 15-20 minutes long. Supporting materials and visual aids sims freeplay hack no survey (eg., PowerPoint) are encouraged. The working language of the event is English.

 

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