Still time to enter for the 2017 international Hippocrates Prize for poetry and medicine

There is still time for young poets to enter 2017 Hippocrates Young Poets Prize for Poetry and Medicine.

The entry deadline is 1st March, 2017 at 12 midnight in the time zone of the entrant.

The winner of the Hippocrates Young Poets Prize receives an award of £500.

The Young Poets category in the international Hippocrates Prize is for an unpublished poem of up to 50 lines in English on a medical theme. Winning poems in the Hippocrates Prize are published in the annual Hippocrates Prize Anthology.

There have been entries so far for this year’s Prize from the USA (California. Massachusetts. Michigan, New York and Pennsylvania), the UK, Greece, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Nepal, South Africa and Turkey. 

Awards date: Saturday 6th May 2017 at Harvard Medical School, Cambridge MA, USA

Young Poets Judge for 2017: Maya C Popa, New York, USA

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Entries for the 2017 Hippocrates Open International and International Health Professional awards are now closed. Short-listed and commended entrants will be informed in early April.

The 2017 Hippocrates Awards are being organised by the Hippocrates Initiative in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Initiative of Harvard Medical School.

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The 2017 Hippocrates Poetry and Medicine Symposium and Awards will be held on Saturday 6th May 2017 at Harvard Medical School. There will be a pre-Symposium Poetry Workshop at the Boston Museum of Fine Art on the evening of Friday 5th May 2017.

Download flyer for Symposium, Hippocrates Awards, and pre-Symposium "Poetry and Training the Eye" event at the Boston Museum of Fine Art

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