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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:
Thu 31 Oct 2024
Adult
Now open for submissions from poets writing in English all over the world
Closing date:
Mon 30 Sep 2024
Adult
Win euros and a writing retreat
Closing date:
Tue 24 Sep 2024
Adult
Free
Breaking down the walls with poetry
Closing date:
Mon 23 Sep 2024
Adult
Judged by Jane Yeh and Glyn Maxwell
Closing date:
Sun 15 Sep 2024
Adult
Free
Write a poem inspired by an object from the Science Museum
Closing date:
Sat 31 Aug 2024
Adult
Now accepting poetry submissions on the theme of the changing seasons
Closing date:
Sat 31 Aug 2024
Adult
At £4 per poem, what have you got to lose?
Closing date:
Mon 12 Aug 2024
Adult
Cash prizes up for grabs for UK-based poets aged 19 and over
Closing date:
Wed 31 Jul 2024
Adult
Previous winners include Isabelle Baafi, Luke Palmer, Lesley Saunders, and Lewis Buxton
Closing date:
Wed 31 Jul 2024
Children
Free
Celebrate your world in 14 lines

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