Poetry competition: The Free Verse Prize 2024


23 February 2024
Win a £500 first prize in the new competition from The Poetry Society

The new Free Verse Prize is in support of Free Verse: the Poetry Book and Magazine Fair.

The winner will receive £500 and publication in Poetry News. Their poem will also feature in the Free Verse programme. The judge is poet and former Book Fair director Chrissy Williams.

Enter original, unpublished poems up to 40 lines.

The entry fee is £5 per poem.

The closing date is 18 March.

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For full details see the website.


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