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Poem:99 Children's Poetry Competition 2022

A grassroots competition founded by Sheena Hussain, who came to poetry after receiving a cancer diagnosis and believes in making poetry accessible to all children.

Open to poems (20 lines max) on the theme of Pain - to be interpreted however the writer wishes. There are four age categories: 5-7, 8-10, 11-13, and 14-16.

Prizes
£150 for the winner in each category

Judges
Orin Begum
Abdullah Adekola
Ella Sanderson

Closing date
Fri 30 Sep 2022
Entry fee
99p per poem