23 February 2021
Celebrate the UK's key workers in a new national poetry competition
The competition from Clean for Good has three categories: spoken word (videos of spoken poetry up to 3 minutes long), written word (poems up to 500 words) and growing words (poems up to 250 words from writers aged 11-15). In each category there are prizes of £300 and £150. There will also be a special £150 prize for the best poem about cleaners.
All entries should highlight and celebrate the work of the UK's key workers. The competition is particularly interested in poems that reveal the voices of workers whose jobs go largely unseen and unacknowledged.
The judges are Cecelia Knapp, Katherine Lockton and Rachel Long.
Entry is free. Only one poem per person may be submitted.
The closing date is 9 April.
For full details see the website.