Poetry prize: 2020 Ledbury Poetry Competition


23 March 2020
Ledbury Poetry Festival is inviting international entries for the competition with a £1,000 first prize

There is a first prize of £1,000 plus a residential course at Ty Newydd, a second prize of £500 and a third prize of £250.

All three winners will be invited to read at the winners event at the Ledbury Poetry Festival in 2021. The 2020 judge is Liz Berry.

Enter original, unpublished poems up to 40 lines. The entry fee is £5.75 for the first poem and £3.50 for each additional poem.

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The closing date is 16 July.

For full details see the website.

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