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Ledbury Poetry Competition

With categories for adults, young people and children, Ledbury's International Poetry Competition has been the first step in many poets' careers. The competition carries cash prizes, plus an invitation to read at the Ledbury Poetry Festival for all category winners and place winners. Poems must be 40 lines or fewer.

Adullts (18+):
1st Prize - £1,000
2nd Prize - £500
3rd Prize - £250

Young person (12-17)
Smaller cash prizes

Children (under 12 years old)
Book tokens

Anthony Anaxagorou

Closing date
Thu 15 Jul 2021
Entry fee
£5.75 for adults | free for children and young people