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Eric Gregory Trust Fund

United Kingdom

Award £24,000 (total).

The Society of AuthorsThe British authors’ organization, with a membership of over 7,000 writers. Membership is open to those who have had a book published, or who have an offer to publish (without subsidy by the author). Offers individual specialist advice and a range of publications to its members. Has also campaigned successfully on behalf of authors in general for improved terms and established a minimum terms agreement with many publishers. Recently campaigned to get the Public Lending Right fund increased from £5 million to £7 million for the year 2002/2003. Regularly uses input from members to produce comparative surveys of publishers’ royalty payment systems., 84 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9SB

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Annual awards of varying amounts are made for the encouragement of poets under the age of 30 on the basis of a submitted collection. Open only to British-born subjects resident in the UK. Final entry date: 31 October. Contact the Society of Authors for full entry details. 2002 winners: Caroline Bird, Christopher James, Jacob Polley, Luke Heeley, Judith Cal, David Briggs, Eleanor Rees, Kathryn Simmonds.


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21 May 2012 - 9:42pm

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