Poetry competitions: Live Canon


20 February 2020
Live poetry organisation Live Canon has three competitions inviting entries

• The 2020 Live Canon Pamphlet Collection is for pamphlets between 18 and 35 poems. Four winning pamphlets will be selected for publication by Live Canon Poetry Press. The entry fee is £12 per pamphlet. The closing date is 31 March.

• The 2020 International Poetry Competition has a first prize of £1,000 for a single poem. There is also a £100 prize for the best entry written by a poet living, working or studying in the London Borough of Greenwich. Winners and longlisted poets will be published in an anthology. Enter poems of any length. The entry fees are £6.50 for one poem, £12 for two, £16 for three, £20 for four and £35 for ten. The closing date is 12 May.

• The 2020 Live Canon Collection Competition is for full collections of 35+ poems. There are categories for first collection and second and subsequent collections. Three books will be selected for publication with Live Canon. The entry fee is £12 per manuscript.

The closing date is 25 May.

For full details see the website.

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