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The Caterpillar Poetry Prize 2021


31 March 2021

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone over the age of 16.

The contest is organised by The Caterpillar, a magazine of poems and stories and art for grown-ups.

The prize is for a single unpublished poem written by an adult for children aged 7–11.

The poem can be on any subject. There is a line limit of 150.  Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published, self-published, published online or broadcast.

Entries must be in English.

This year’s judge is Michael Morpurgo.

Entry fee
The entry fee is €14 per poem.

A single prize of €1,000 will be awarded to the best poem.

How to enroll
For further information visit the official website.

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