Brewer Hall Poetry Prize

Emmanuel's Brewer Hall Prize is awarded for original poem(s) in English. The competition takes place annually & was endowed by A R Hall, in honour of Professor Derek Brewer.

The Prize — a grant of £500 — is awarded for a collection of original poems in English, of not more than 200 lines. It is open to under– & postgraduate members of the University, of not more than three years standing. A shared prize may be awarded; it will not be awarded twice to the same person.

Selections from the winning poem(s) are printed in the Emmanuel College Magazine.

Entry Requirements

  • Prize entries should be anonymous.
  • Entrants' name should not be on the poems.
  • The collection should be typed & singlespaced.
  • Each entry should be identified by a motto.

Submission Requirements

  • Physical — rather than electronic — copies of entrants' work should be entered.
  • Entries should be accompanied by a sealed envelope, marked with the motto [not the entrants' name].
  • This envelope must contain the entrant’s name & contact details (College, email address, telephone number).
  • The entries should be addressed c/o Brewer Hall Poetry Prize Panel, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, CB2 3AP.
  • Please post or deliver entries to the Emmanuel College Porters' Lodge.

Deadlines & Information

  • The deadline for entries this year is Friday 24 June.
  • Winners will be contacted by email, on or before Friday 8 July.
  • Email if you have any further questions.