Poetry competition: Stephen Spender Prize for Poetry in Translation 2023


01 June 2023
The annual international contest is for poetry in translation

The Stephen Spender Prize is an annual contest for poetry in translation, with an open category for adutls as well as two categories for young poets.

The open category is for English translations of poems in any language (up to 60 lines) plus a commentary in English no longer than 300 words. The prizes are £1,000, 500 and £250. The entry fee is £10 per translated poem.

The three winners' work will be published in the 2023 Stephen Spender Prize booklet and online.

The closing date is 14 July.

For full details see the website.

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