The 2013 Cheshire Prize for literature has now opened. The prize is for poetry.
Note that this open only to writers with a Cheshire connection:
“The writer must have been born, live or have lived, study or have studied, work or have worked, in Cheshire. For the purposes of the Prize, Cheshire is deemed to include the Wirral, as well as Warrington and Halton. Documentary evidence of eligibility may be required.”
Closing date 1st September 2013.
For details see http://www.chester.ac.uk/literatureprize