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Black in White Poetry Competition 2024

The Black in White Poetry Competition is now open for entries of poems that explore experiences of racism, unconscious bias, and microaggressions from a child and/or working adult's perspective.

There are three cash prizes of £75 (3rd), £125 (2nd), and £250 (1st). The winners and runners up will win cash prizes, and their poems along with up to 25 highly commended entries will be published in a new Black in White anthology which will be launched during Black History Month.

Judges: Rick Dove and Charlotte Shyllon

Closing date
Fri 21 Jun 2024
Entry fee
£1.50 per entry | Free for Under 18s