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Thu 28th

Slipstream Poets Open Poetry Competition
Open theme. Poems up to 60 lines. Results by 31st March 2019.
Prizes: First 150. Second 100. Third 50.
Additional prize of 25 plus the award of the Jim Johnston Chanctonbury Cup
for the best West Sussex entry.
Entry fees: 5 for initial poem. 3.50 for each additional one.
For further details, rules and entry form visit www.slipstream-poets.co.uk

Mandy Pannett

Fri 29th

South Downs Poetry Festival Competition
The Binsted Prize

Open theme. Poems up to 50 lines. Results by April 15 2019.
Prizes: First 250. Second 150. Third 50.

Entry fees: 5 for initial poem. 4 for each additional one.
For further details, rules and entry form visit For further details, rules and entry form visit www.binsted.org/poetry-comp-19

James Simpson

Sun 31st

19th International Poetry Competition, Poetry on the Lake (Italy)
Silver Wyvern: open theme, any form, max 42 lines,
prizes: Silver Wyvern award & 500Euros 2nd: 200Euros
Formal poem category: open theme, max. 42 lines, Prize 100Euros
(Formal: traditional poetic forms: sonnet, sestina, villanelle etc)
Best poem in any category on theme of ‘Spirit’ (interpret freely) 100 Euros
Other prizes to winners present at award event
Entry (UK): £10 1st poem; £6 per further poem in same submission
EARLY BIRD – enter before 31st January and pay £5 per poem
more details & ROW entry fee details

Silver Wyvern: Paul Henry

Tue 30th

Ware Poets Open Poetry Competition 2019
1st Prize £600, 2nd prize £300, 3rd prize £150.
Ware Sonnet Prize £150
Entry: £4 per poem; £12 for 4 poems & £3 per further poem in same submission
download (pdf) Details & Entry form

Maggie Butt

Tue 30th

Grey Hen Poetry Competition 2019 (for women over 60)
Poems up to 40 lines on any theme.
1st Prize £100, 2nd prize £75, 3rd prize £25.
Entry: £3 per poem; £10 for 4 poems
Rules & Entry Form (postal entries)

Julia Deakin

Fri 31st

The Frogmore Poetry Prize 2019
1st Prize: 250 guineas & 2-year subscription to The Frogmore Papers
2 runners-up: 75 & 50 guineas respectively & 1-year subscription
     to The Frogmore Papers
All shortlisted poems: publication in Issue 94 of The Frogmore Papers
Entry: £3 per poem
download (pdf) Details & Entry form

John O’Donoghue

Sun 30th

The Poetic Bond IX (2019)
Poems on any subject, in any form, of any length
Prizes: For poets selected for publication, two copies of the paperback anthology, and eligibility to three awards of $25, voted by the poets published in The Poetic Bond IX.
More on the selection process at www.thepoeticbond.com.
Entry $15 (currency equivalents) for up to four poems.
Submissions window opens 1st March willowdownbooks.submittable.com/submit
ALL those submitting work will receive a free book from the Willowdown Books catalogue.

Anonymous panel, coordinated by Trevor Maynard, with cash award voted by poets published in final anthology



Frogmore Poetry Prize 2018 (pdf)
Frogmore Poetry Prize 2017 (pdf)
Frogmore Poetry Prize 2016 (pdf)
Frogmore Poetry Prize 2015 (pdf)
Frogmore Poetry Prize 2014 (pdf)
Frogmore Poetry Prize 2013 (pdf)
Frogmore Poetry Prize 2012 (pdf)
Frogmore Poetry Prize 2011 (pdf)
Frogmore Poetry Prize 2010 (pdf)
Frogmore Poetry Prize 2009 (pdf)
Frogmore Poetry Prize 2008 (pdf)

Poetry on the Lake           (results on the Poetry on the Lake website)

Second Light, 2008 to 2017

Swale Life Poetry Competition, Apr 2012
Swale Life Poetry Competition, Jan 2012

Torriano 2008/9

Ver Poets Open Poetry Competition 2015 (pdf)

Virginia Warbey Poetry Prize 2011 (pdf)
Virginia Warbey Poetry Prize 2010 (pdf)
Virginia Warbey Poetry Prize 2009 (pdf)
Virginia Warbey Poetry Prize 2008 (pdf)
Virginia Warbey Poetry Prize 2007 (pdf)
Virginia Warbey Poetry Prize 2006 (pdf)

Ware Poetry Competition 2018 (pdf)
Ware Poetry Competition 2017 (pdf)
Ware Poetry Competition 2016 (pdf)
Ware Poetry Competition 2015 (pdf)
Ware Poetry Competition 2014 (pdf)
Ware Poetry Competition 2013 (pdf)
Ware Poetry Competition 2012 (pdf)
Ware Poetry Competition 2011 (pdf)
Ware Poetry Competition 2010 (pdf)

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