This world-wide poetry competition will form a significant part of the John Lennon Tribute Season, bringing tourists and poetry lovers from across the globe to Liverpool and culminating in a Liverpool Lennon Performance Poetry Slam on 6 November co-hosted by Jason Richardson of poetry collective, Wirral Ode Show.
Poets from across the world are encouraged to enter unpublished verses which celebrate the life of the music legend. Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy will lead a team of judges who will award prizes in two categories:
1. Performance Poet - Poems composed and performed in Liverpool by their writers 2. Paper Poet - Poems submitted by email
from: The Beatles Story: John Lennon Poetry Competition to be judged by Poet Laureate http://www.beatlesstory.com/media-room/john-lennon-poetry-competition-to-be-judged-by-poet-laureate.html