National Poetry Competition Opens for Submission

National Poetry Competition Opens for Submission

The Poetry Society’s annual National Poetry Competition is one of the most prestigious prizes in the world for previously unpublished single poems and has a first prize of £5,000. The 2019 National Poetry Competition is judged by Mona Arshi, Helen Mort and Maurice Riordan. The Competition is open to anyone aged 17 or older and it is for previously unpublished poems of up to 40 lines in length.

Prizes




First Prize: £5000
Second Prize: £2000
Third Prize: £1000
Seven commendations: £200
Deadline: 31 October 2019

Judges


  • Mona Arshi
  • Helen Mort
  • Maurice Riordan
To enter, click here.

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