10 July 2022
Who may enter?
The competition is open to anyone.
You may enter any number of poems and on any subject.
Poems should be of no more than 80 lines (excluding title), in English and your own original work (no translations).
Poems must not have won a prize in any other competition or have been published, self-published or accepted for publication in print or online at the time of the closing date.
This year’s judge is LHollie McNish.
The entry fee is £6 for the first poem and £5 for each subsequent poem submitted on the same form.
• 1st prize: £1,300
• 2nd prize: £400
• 3rd prize: £150
• 5 commendations of £50
For further information visit the official competition website.