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Bournemouth Writing Festival Competition 2024

The Bournemouth Writing Festival Competition is now open for poetry submissions from poets aged 18 upwards all over the world.

Participants are welcome to submit poems of up to 30 lines on the theme of "Lines in the Sand".

Judges will select up to forty winners for publication in their competition anthology. All winners will receive a copy of the anthology and will have the chance to submit a collection of their work to Dithering Chaps to be considered for publication. Winners will also be invited to attend a celebration event in April 2024 and receive free tickets to an event of their choice during the Writing Festival in April 2024.

Judge: Natalie Scott

Closing date
Thur 29 Feb 2024
Entry fee
£5 per submission