The winner will win £100 and be featured in the Society newsletter, second prize is the Jackie Hayes Award.
The competition is to be judged by Michael Symmons Roberts. He is a Whitbread Award winning poet born in Preston before moving to Newbury.
You can read the article in the Lancashire Evening Post here.
An entry form can be downloaded here.
And if anyone has problems with that link then you can open the jpgs below and print off: