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International writing competitions

National Poetry Competition 2014


Closing date: 
31 October 2014
Open to all poets of 17 or over across the world Entry fee: £6.00. Subsequent entries in the same submission cost £3.50 per poem
First Prize £5,000

This year the judges of teh National Poetry CompetitionAnnual poetry prize run by the UK-based Poetry Society established in 1978; accepts entries from all over the world; over 10,000 poems submitted each year are Glyn Maxwell, Roddy Lumsden and Zoë Skoulding and the prizes are £5,000 for the overall winner, £2,000 for the second, £1,000 for the third, with seven commendations of £100. The top three winners are also published in the Poetry Society's leading international journal, The Poetry Review. The deadline is 31 October.  Read more

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