Feb 19, 2019

Poetry Society Competition

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The Poetry Society Competition is held by The Poetry Society, and is one of the biggest single poem competitions in the world, open to anyone aged 17 or older. Winners are rewarded with generous cash prizes; First Prize is £5000, Second Prize £2000, Third Prize £1000, and seven commendation prizes of £200.

Competitors are invited to submit previously unpublished poems of up to 40 lines in length; more than one submission per competitor is allowed, and members of The Poetry Society may enter a second poem for free. Judges are steemed poets themselves from around the world. All competitors are also invited to receive one-to-one feedback from highly qualified poet tutors either in person or by post to build on their poetry writing.

For further information visit the official website here

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range




Anyone can enter

Participation Cost


Entry Fee

Minimum Technical Skill Needed


Poetry writing

Time Commitment


Poetry submission

Application Deadline

To be announced for 2020 - Usually October

Application Process Includes

Submission of entries. Details to be announced for 2020