Saturday, 31 May 2014

Firstwriter Thirteenth International Poetry Competition - Deadline: October 1, 2014


Welcome to firstwriter.com's Thirteenfth International Poetry Competition (details of the winners of previous competitions can be found here). This competition is open to poems in any style and on any subject under 30 lines long. Click on one of the following links to enter online in minutes – no SAEs, no manuscripts, no fuss!


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The prize for first place is £200 (over $300). Ten special commendations will also be awarded and all the winners will be published in firstwriter.magazine and receive a subscription voucher to the site worth $36 / £24 / €36!

The contest is open to poems of any style and on any subject, but they must not be longer than 30 lines. The closing date for submissions is October 1, 2014, and there is a reading fee of $4.50 / £3.00 per poem. Alternatively you can enter three poems for just $3.75 / £2.50 each, five poems for only $3.00 / £2.00 each, or ten poems for only $2.25 / £1.50 per poem.

If you would like to read the terms and conditions of the competition, please click here

Winners will be announced on our page of previous winners, which includes the details and winning entries from all our previous competitions. Click here to see the entries that have been successful in the past.


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Enter one poem

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