The Poetry Society

The National Poetry Competition 2021

The National Poetry Competition 2021 is now open. The 2021 National Poetry Competition is one of the world’s most prestigious prizes for an unpublished poem of up to 40 lines, open…

Call for Writers

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Oct 31, 2021

Location

National

Artform

Writing and Publishing

The National Poetry Competition 2021 is now open.

The 2021 National Poetry Competition is one of the world’s most prestigious prizes for an unpublished poem of up to 40 lines, open to anyone 18 or over.

Ten Prizes
First Prize: £5,000
Second Prize: £2,000
Third Prize: £1,000
Commendations: £200

Deadline: 31 October 2021

Judges
Fiona Benson • David Constantine
• Rachel Long

2021 competition artwork by Whooli Chen

For competition queries email support@poetrysociety.org.uk

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