New England Poetry Club

2017 Hippocrates Prize



Feb 2017



Apply for the 2017 Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine! NEPC member Owen Lewis, former winner of the Hippocrates Prize, is helping to coordinate the award ceremony at the Harvard Medical School in Boston.

“With a prize fund of £5500 for winning poems in the Open International category and NHS category, and £500 for the Young Poets Award, the Hippocrates Prize is one of the highest value poetry awards in the world for a single poem. The prize comprises a 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prize and 20 commendations in each of the Open and NHS categories and further commendations in the Young Poets Award. In its first 6 years, the Hippocrates Prize has attracted over 7000 entries from 61 countries, from the Americas to Fiji and Finland to Australasia.”

The deadline to apply is March 1st.