The call
Are you a budding Ugandan poet keen on improving the quality of your poems? Word Oven would like to edit your poems with you. 

What to do
Send a 20-line poem on any theme to wordovenug [at] gmail [dot]com with the subject line, Word Oven Poetry.

The catch

  • You'll learn how to be your first editor 
  • Your edited poem stands a chance of being published on our website and social media pages starting March 2018
  • The mentorship is free of charge

Submission guidelines

  • You can only send one poem at a time
  • You can only participate twice for the duration of the project 
  • Format your poem in Times New Roman, font size 12, single spacing. The poem should have a title. Include your name and contact
  • Send your poem as a Word attachment
  • Submissions with spelling errors will not be considered
  • Poets who have published a full-length poetry collection are not eligible to participate (in this round of mentorship)
  • Selected poets must be available for the online editing process
  • The mentorship can be withdraw if a selected poet doesn’t show commitment during the editing process

Submissions open on 28 February 2018 and close on 30 April 2018

Terms and conditions apply





Address: Kampala, Uganda
Email: wordovenug [at] gmail [dot] com
Phone: +256781412975


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