The 2017 competition is now open to entries!
Our 11th international contest will offer the following prizes:
1st Prize – £500
2nd Prize – £250
3rd Prize – £100
plus 17 runners-up, specially commended entries
Judge – Kathy Miles
Closing date: Sunday 18th June 2017
All entries must reach us by this date.
To enter by post download an entry form by clicking here.
Send us the form, your poems and payment
(Postal entries £5 per poem)
To enter online download an entry form by clicking here.
Pay by PayPal, email us your poems and entry form.
Our email address is: email@example.com
Note: PayPal is £6 per poem (this is more expensive because we have to print off your entries & entry form. PayPal also charges us a commission).
Winners of all previous competitions can be found here.
Note: Unlike many competitions we do not filter (i.e. throw away) entries, our judges read every single poem so everyone has the same chance.
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