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Ledbury Poetry Competition

The Ledbury International Poetry Competition has been an important first step in many poets' careers.

The adult first prize is £1000 cash and a residential course at Ty Newydd Writing Centre.

Second Prize: £500

Third: £250

Plus all winners (adult, young people and children) are invited to read at the 2020 festival.

The 2019 judge is Daljit Nagra

Closing date
Thu 18 Jul 2019
Entry fee
£5.75 first poem | £3.50 subsequent poems | children and young people enter free