The East Riding Festival of Words poetry competition is now open for entries. This year’s theme is “My companion, my best friend.”
Entries will be judges by a panel of published Yorkshire poets, including James Nash.
There are 14 prizes available this year, with £500 for the first placed adult.
The Young Poets categories are spilt into Primary School aged and Secondary School aged, with a £75 first prize for each category.
Adult submissions (17+) have a fee of £4 per poem. School aged children, submissions are free.