Poetry Society of the United Kingdom

National Poetry Competition

Deadline: 
October 31, 2016 - Check back on August 15th for Upcoming Deadline
Entry Fee: 
$8
Cash Prize: 
$6,450

A prize of £5,000 (approximately $6,450) and publication on the Poetry Society of the United Kingdom's website is given annually for a poem. A second-place prize of £2,000 (approximately $2,580) and a third-place prize of £1,000 (approximately $1,290) are also given. The winners will be published in Poetry Review and invited to read at the Ledbury Poetry Festival in Ledbury, England, in Spring 2017. Poets from any country are eligible. Moniza Alvi, Gerry Cambridge, and Jack Underwood will judge. Submit a poem of up to 40 lines with a £6.50 (approximately $8) entry fee and £3.50 (approximately $5) for each additional poem by October 31. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Poetry Society of the United Kingdom, National Poetry Competition, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX, England.