Prizewinners will be notified by the end of February and invited to an awards event in spring There will be ten prizes awarded to the selected applicants. The first place wins a cash prize of GBP , the second place will receive a cash prize of GBP and third place will receive a prize of GBP , including commendations of GBP All winners will be expected to provide a biography and photograph. For more information about the application process please visit the official website. Eligibility In order to successfully apply: You must be 18 or above; Your poem must not be over 40 lines long this applies only to the written lines of the poem, meaning that stanzas, titles, epigraphs and dedications are not included in this rule ; There is no limit on the number of entries a single entrant can make. All entries will be considered anonymously by the judges. All entries must be unpublished works this includes poetry published on blogs or any other website publications including various social media websites ; Although strongly advised against in order to not cause any possible confusion it is allowed to have simulations submissions of the your work for other competitions or publications that you are applying to the National Poetry Competition; Under no circumstances can alterations be made to poems once entered. Benefits Prizewinners will be notified by the end of February and invited to an awards event in spring How to apply?
View all winners from past years' competitions and find out about the winners from the previous years. They offer emerging and established poets recognition at all stages of their careers, including our student poetry award and book awards for publishers. The Four Quartets Prize is for a unified and complete sequence of poems published in America in a print or online journal, chapbook, or book. Launched in , the PSA's Chapbook Program publishes each winner's work as a gorgeous chapbook, allowing new voices to reach new audiences.
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Here, you can submit poems to The Poetry Review magazine , The Poetry Society's quarterly journal first published in We welcome submissions of unpublished poems and translations of poems, and have a long-standing tradition of publishing new and upcoming, as well as established, poets. All submissions are read by the editor and considered on an equal basis. You can also enter a range of Poetry Society competitions , including our quarterly Poetry News competitions. Note, these may be open only to Members of the Society or our regional Stanza groups. The Poetry Review , founded in , is the magazine of the Poetry Society, UK, and has a long-standing policy of publishing the very best work by new, up and coming poets, and established poets. Unfortunately, due to the volume of submissions we receive, we cannot offer any individual criticism. Our aim is to accept or reject work within three months — but please read, and follow, the submission guidelines below, in order to facilitate our response. Read on for details of how how you can join. The theme for the competition is HEAR.
See our latest opportunities below for new and experiences writers! Where possible, all results from Competitions and Submissions will be announced up to 1 calendar month after the individual closing dates. We ask for original work for all submissions and please avoid dual submissions we prefer that if you submit work to be considered that it is not submitted elsewhere.