Winchester Poetry Prize: Send in your poems!

The deadline for the competition is midnight on Sunday, 31 July so you have just under three weeks to send in your poems.  This is a fantastic opportunity to win a generous cash prize, read at a special prize-giving event at Winchester Poetry Festival on Sunday 9 October 2016, and be published in a competition anthology to be launched at the festival.

Winchester Poetry Festival is a biannual event and this is the first year of the prize so it will be a really special occasion to be involved in.  The entry fee is £5 for your first poem and £4 for each subsequent poem.

First Prize: £1000

2nd Prize: £500

3rd Prize: £250

All entries will be read by judge Mimi Khalvati.

Mimi K

Mimi Khalvati

Winning and Commended poems will be published in the anthology.

More details here.  Competition rules here.  Entries can be sent by post or online.

Wishing you good writing and good luck!

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