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Entries are now open for the Montreal International Poetry Prize. The winner of the prize will receive a cash prize of CA$20,000 (approximately AU$19,000; US$19,500; or GBP £12,900). The prize is open to original, unpublished poems up to 40 lines long. Entrants can be from anywhere in the worldEntries close 15 May 2013.

Entries will be judged by the prize’s editorial board. A total of fifty poems will be selected for publication in the prize’s anthology. The judge for the 2013 prize is Scottish poet Don Paterson.