Welcome to The Welsh Poetry Competition web site.
Our much awaited seventh international poetry competition is now open and accepting entries!
This year we have increased the prize money and can offer the following prizes:
1st Prize - £400
2nd Prize - £200
3rd Prize - £100
The closing date for the 2013 competition is: Sunday, 26th May 2013.
We are delighted to announce that Welsh writer and poet Eloise Williams will judge the 2013 competition.
Enter Online via PayPal - click here.
Once again we should remind you that the competition is funded purely by the organisers & entrants and we receive no grants, bursaries or funding from the Arts Council of Wales, Literature Wales or any other external agencies whatsoever.
If any libraries, writing groups, Facebook groups, schools, universities, arts
organisations, poetry workshops, bookshops, art galleries,
councils etc. would like more information please let us know.
e-mail us or write to us at the usual address. We are more
than happy to post out entry forms to you. Also feel free to
download copies yourself as it saves us money and more money
goes to prizes next year.
The First Five Years anthology with over
competition winners in is now available
direct from us or via
If you would be
interested in buying one and helping to support the competition
click here for more details.
To join our Facebook Group* and post your poems for the world to see and judge, or just chat about poetry or the competition click here.
*Note: You will need your own Facebook account
to join in.
To follow us on Twitter**
**Note: You will need your own Twitter account
to join in.
If you would like to be added to our mailing list just send us an e-mail and we shall let you know when we update the web site, announce winners and launch the next competition.
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