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New Voices First Pamphlet Competition

A competition for poets under the age of 25, giving them the chance to publish their first pamphlet. Entrants should choose 10 of the best poems from their pamphlet to submit as an entry. Pamphlets can be on any subject or connecting theme that the poet chooses.

The young poet winning this contest will have their first poetry book published, plus 50 free copies, a headline poetry reading with Cheltenham Poetry Festival and a book launch event.

David Clarke, who will consider entries in a long list produced by triage judge Howard Timms.

Closing date
Mon 15 Mar 2021
Entry fee
£8 | £10 after 5 Jan 2021