By Ruth O’Callaghan, Camden and Lumen Poetry Series Founder

Anne Stevenson who was Chair of the Judges for the TS.Eliot Prize – one of our most prestigious poetry prizes – has kindly agreed to judge the Lumen/Camden Poetry Competition. This is a unique opportunity to win 50 copies of a perfect bound small collection of your poems, the winner being selected by a poet who has adjudicated over our most famous poets.

Details: Lumen/Camden Poetry Competition. Closing date 14 February 2013. Judge: Anne Stevenson.1 poem £2.50 or 6 poems £10. Cheques made out to Cold Weather Shelter and send to 49 Ripley Gardens, Mortlake, London SW14 8HF. No entry form necessary but put your name and contact details with the titles of your poems on a separate sheet. To enter online by email look at the Competitions page on

All proceeds go to the homeless in the Cold Weather Shelters this project supports. No commission is taken by the organisers, the judge, or the publishers.