Poetry Competitions

Below is a list of UK poetry competitions, organised by the date of their submission deadline.

If you are running a competition which you would like to be added to the list, please email the details to us at listed@poetrylondon.co.uk.


REGULAR / RECURRING

JANUARY 2018

Clochoderick Press Poetry Competition

Details: 1st £500, 2nd £200, 3rd £100, 4x £50
Entry Fee: £5 per poem, £7.5 for 3 poems, £10 for 5 poems
Judge: Magi Gibson
Contact: www.clochoderickpress.co.uk

Ceremony: At live event to be held late March 2018

DEADLINE: 25 JANUARY 2018


SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

The Poetry Kit Spring Competition 2017

This year’s competition is for poetry on any subject.

There are no style or length restrictions but it should be stressed that a short poem is just as likely to be selected as a longer one.

Sole Judge for the competition is Lesley Burt.

1st prize is £100.

Selected poems will be published in a special edition of CITN

Entry is by email to comps@poetrykit.org after an appropriate fee is paid by Pay Pal to the account of info@poetrykit.org

All entries must be received before midnight 23rd October 2017. Entries received after this time will be discarded. All entries are judged anonymously so please do not put any identifying features on the poems.

Entry fees are as follows;
1 poem: £3.50
3 Poems: £8.00
5 poems £10

For further details and to enter online see www.poetrykit.org/comp-spring.htm

DEADLINE: 23 OCTOBER 2017


NOVEMBER

Shooter Literary Magazine’s 2017 Poetry Competition

Shooter Literary Magazine’s 2017 Poetry Competition invites entries on any theme, in any style, up to 125 lines long.

Cash prizes and print/online publication for the winners.

Entry fee of £3 (or £8 for three poems) includes e-copy of the winter issue for all entrants.

Details at https://shooterlitmag.com/poetry-competition.

DEADLINE: 19 NOVEMBER 2017

DECEMBER