You are here


Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition

The Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre has launch its 2019 International Poetry Competition to celebrate the power of poetry across the world.

The competition is open to both new and established poets aged 18 and over from across the globe and has two categories:  

  • Open category (open to all poets aged 18 years and over)
  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) category (open to all poets aged 18 and over who write in English as an Additional Language)

The winners of each category will receive £1000 and both runners up £200. This year's judge is the internationally-acclaimed and award-winning author Jackie Kay.

Closing date
Mon 02 Sep 2019
Entry fee
£5 for one poem | £4 per poem for more than three entries