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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
REGULAR / RECURRING
Clochoderick Press Poetry Competition
Entry Fee: £5 per poem, £7.5 for 3 poems, £10 for 5 poems
Judge: Magi Gibson
Ceremony: At live event to be held late March 2018
DEADLINE: 25 JANUARY 2018
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 email@example.com after an appropriate fee is paid by Pay Pal to the account of firstname.lastname@example.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
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/
DEADLINE: 19 NOVEMBER 2017