Friday, 4 September 2015

National Poetry Competition - 31 October 2015 #seanocarolan #Poetry #writing #contest

National Poetry Competition
The Poetry Society’s annual National Poetry Competition is for previously unpublished single poems and has a first prize of £5,000. The competition deadline is on 31 October each year

The 2015 competition is now open for entries, and will be judged by Sarah Howe, Esther Morgan and David Wheatley.

1st Prize: £5,000
2nd Prize: £2,000
3rd Prize: £1,000
Seven commendations of £200

The top three winners are also published in the Poetry Society’s leading international journal, The Poetry Review, as well as having the possibility of reading at some of the UK’s top literature festivals.

You can find out more about the judges, read the rules and FAQsand enter the competition by post or online.

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