Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Roundel Poetry Competition 2014 - Deadline 31 May 2014

Judged by: Abegail Morley

Author of How to pour Madness into a Teacup (Cinnamon Press 2009)

Snow Child (Pindrop Press 2011)

Eva and George - Sketches in Pen and Brush (Pindrop Press 2013)




First prize £100 Second prize £50 Third prize £25


Closing date: 31 May 2014


Entry fee: £3 per poem.


No entry form needed. Competition open to entrants aged 18 and over. Poems are welcome on any subject.


There is no limit to the number of entries per person. Each poem should be typed on a single A4 sheet.


Your name must not appear on the poem. Please enclose a separate A4 sheet with your name, contact details,


email address and title(s) of your poem(s).


Rules of Entry

Poems must be:


the entrant's original work

written in English

no longer than 40 lines (not including title or dedication)

unpublished and not already accepted for publication


Poems will be judged anonymously and the judge will see each piece. No entrant may win more than one prize.

Winners will be announced at a prizegiving ceremony on Wed 2 July 2014 during the Tonbridge Arts Festival.

Entries and cheques to:


Eric Beston, Roundel Poetry Competition, 26 Dry Hill Park Road, Tonbridge, Kent TN10 3BN.

Cheques payable to Eric Beston (Roundel Treasurer). Please write Roundel 2014 on the back of the cheque.

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