Poetry competition: Magma 2023/2024 Poetry Competition


22 November 2023
Entries are invited in two separate categories for short poems and longer poems

The annual poetry contest from Magma poetry journal is inviting entries. The categories are:

• The Judge's Prize for poems between 11 and 50 lines. This year's judge is Raymond Antrobus. 

• The Editors' Prize for poems up to 10 lines.

In each category there is a first prizes of £1,000, a second prize of £300 and a third prize of £150. All six winning poems will be published in Magma. Winning and commended poets will be invited to read their poems at a Magma competition event in spring 2024.

The entry fee is £5 for the first poem, £4 for the second and £3.50 for the third and any subsequent poem.

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The closing date is 31 January 2024.

For full details see the website.


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