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ThePoetrySociety’s National Poetry Competition 2007 isnowopenforentries

Judges: E.A.Markham,Michael Schmidt,Penelope Shuttle

First prize:£5,000 plus the opportunity to read with the judges at the 2008 Ledbury Poetry Festival. Second prize:£1,000 Third prize:£500 plus ten commendations of £50. Closing date:31 October 2007

For an entry form send an A5 SAE to Competition Organiser (AE),22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX or enter online at

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The London Consortium offers innovative, multi-disciplinary postgraduate programmes combining taught courses and individual research, theoretical exploration and practical insight.

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Starting in 2007 — an ambitious series of new core courses:

Godard’s ‘Contempt’: Text and Pretext Laura Mulvey & Colin MacCabe

Cultures of Collecting Steve Connor & John Sellars

Flat Baroque: ‘Special Effects’ or the Rigging of the Whole Wide World Patrick Wright & Barry Curtis

Catastrophe Marko Daniel & Tom McCarthy St Paul Mark Cousins & Parveen Adams

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