Poetry Prize: East Riding Festival of Words Poetry Competition


01 September 2021
Poems are invited on the theme of 'My Reasons to be Cheerful'

The East Riding Festival of Words poetry competition will be judged by a panel of Yorkshire poets, led by James Nash.

In the open adult category, there are prizes of £500, £200 and £150. Six hihgly commended poets will each get £25. In the primary school and secondary school cateogries for young poets, the prizes are £75 and £50, and two highly commended young poets will each get £25.

Enter original, unpublished poems up to 45 lines on the theme.

The entry fee for adults is £4 per poem. Young people's entries are free.

The closing date is 27 November.

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