Now in its 34th year, the Poetry Society’s National Poetry Competition is one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious poetry competitions. The judges this year are Colette Bryce, John Glenday and Jackie Kay. Win, and add your name to a roll-call of winners that includes Carol Ann Duffy, Ian Duhig, Philip Gross and Jo Shapcott – and have your work published in the Poetry Society’s leading international journal, Poetry Review.
The prizes are: £5,000 for the overall winner, £2,000 for the second, £1,000 for the third, with seven commendations of £100. The deadline is 31st October. Enter online or download an entry form at www.poetrysociety.org.uk