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Complete our online form to submit a competition. Please note that the library does its best to ensure it lists poetry competitions that support the writing community. All competitions should clearly state the prizes for winning poets and competitions without an external judge may be subject to additional review. All competitions entered through this webform are subject to approval before being posted to the website.
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Closing date:
Sun 08 Aug 2021
Adult
Free
A competition for well-crafted poems of up to 10 lines
Closing date:
Wed 11 Aug 2021
Adult
The Second Light Poetry Competition is now open for entries of long (over 50 lines) and short poems (up to 50 lines) on any subject, written by women
Closing date:
Sun 15 Aug 2021
Adult
Children
Free
The Poetry Society is teaming up with Modern Poetry to run a new poetry challenge for anyone aged 25 and younger worldwide.
Closing date:
Sun 15 Aug 2021
Adult
Black in White is launching its first Poetry Competition, and is calling for people to write and submit poems about their experiences of racism, prejudice, unconscious bias or microaggressions in the workplace
Closing date:
Tue 17 Aug 2021
Children
Free
The Urdu Spotlight Prize 2021 is is a special strand of the Stephen Spender Prize, aimed at young people in the UK and Ireland who speak Urdu, as well as their peers
Closing date:
Tue 31 Aug 2021
Adult
Chapbook competition for new and established poets
Closing date:
Tue 31 Aug 2021
Adult
A poetry competition based around the theme of Horizons
Closing date:
Tue 31 Aug 2021
Adult
Children
Free
Monologues in verse accepted
Closing date:
Tue 31 Aug 2021
Adult
Children
The Hedgehog Press are looking for poets to submit 4 poems each, to be published in micro-collection pamphlets
Closing date:
Tue 31 Aug 2021
Adult
Children
With their seventh White Label Collection Competition, the Hedgehog Poetry Press are looking for a first-time poet, whose debut collection they will publish in pamphlet form

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