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Magma Poetry Competition 2020/21

The Magma Poetry Competition 2020/21 is now open, accepting submissions for both the Judge's Prize and the Editor's Prize.

Award-winning poet Theresa Lola is the judge for the Judge’s Prize for poems of 11 to 50 lines.

The Editors’ Prize is judged by a panel of Magma Editors and is for poems of up to 10 lines.

Prize for both the Judge’s and Editors’ Prize:
First Prize - £1000
Second Prize - £300
Third Prize - £150

The six prize-winning poems will be published in Magma and there will also be five special mentions for the Judge’s Prize and for the Editors’ Prize. Winning and commended poets will be invited to read their poems at a Magma Competition Event in Spring 2021.

Closing date
Fri 15 Jan 2021
Entry fee
£5 first poem | £4 second poem | £3.50 each subsequent poem. Reduced fees for Magma subscribers.