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Fri 31st

Teignmouth Festival Open Poetry Competition
Main Prizes: 1st – £500; 2nd – £250; 3rd – £100
Local Prizes: 1st – £100; 2nd – £50; 3rd – £25
Entry (by post – add 50p for online entries):
£4 per poem; £3 for each additional poem.
Winners announced at Teignmouth Poetry Festival, Saturday 21 March 2020
more details

Main: Hannah Lowe
Local: Susan Taylor & Simon Williams

Fri 28th

Acumen Literary Journal International Poetry Competition 2019
Prizes (cash & subscription to Acumen): 1st – £1,000, 5 years;
2nd – £400, 3 years; 3rd – £200, 2 years;
Special Prize: best entry from current subscriber, £100;
plus 6 Highly Commended &; 10 Commended prizes.
Entry: £5 per poem; £20 for 5 poems.
more details

Nancy Mattson & Michael Bartholomew-Biggs

Fri 28th

Slipstream Poets Open Poetry Competition 2020
Open Theme. Poems up to 60 lines.
Prizes: 1st – £200; 2nd – £100; 3rd – £50;
Additional prize of £25 plus the award of the Jim Johnston Chanctonbury Cup
for the best West Sussex entry.
Winners notified by 31st March.
Results and winning poems will be published on the Slipstream website.
Entry: £5 for 1st poem; £3.50 for each additional poem.
More at www.slipstream-poets.co.uk

Jackie Wills

Sat 7th

Enfield Poets’ Competition
Poems on any topic, max 50 lines
Prizes: 1st – £500; 2nd – £250; 3rd – £100

Entry: £4 per poem, £10 for 3 poems.
More at Enfield Poets or download order form here (pdf)

Ruth Padel

Thu 30th

Grey Hen Poetry Competition
for women over 60

Poems up to 40 lines on any theme
Prizes: 1st – £100; 2nd – £75; 3rd – £25
Entry: £3 per poem; £10 for 4 poems.
See Grey Hen website for Rules & Entry (pdf)

Rose Cook & Gill McEvoy

Thu 30th

Ware Poets Open Poetry Competition 2020
Prizes: 1st – £600; 2nd – £300; 3rd – £159
& The Ware Sonnet Prize £150
Entry: £4 per poem; £12 for 4 poems plus £3 per further poem in submission.
Poems max 50 lines
download entry form (pdf)

Glynn Maxwell

Sun 31st

The Frogmore Poetry Prize 2020
Prizes: 1st – 250 guineas and 2-year subscription to The Frogmore Papers;
1st & 2nd runners-up – 75 & 50 guineas respectively and 1-year subscription;
Shortlisted poets: copies of selected Frogmore Press publications.
Entry: £4 per poem
poems max 40 lines
download entry details (pdf) or visit Frogmore Press website

Maria Jastrzębska



Frogmore Poetry Prize 2019 (pdf)
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, all from 2008

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 2019 (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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