Poetry prize: International Welsh Poetry Competition 2020


14 February 2020
Running alongside the competition are the inaugural Poetry Book Awards

The judge for the 14th International Welsh Poetry Competition is Sally Spedding.

There is a first prize of £500 and second and third prizes of £250 and £100. The winners and 17 runners up will be published online and in an anthology.

The entry fee is £6 for one poem and different rates for entries of more than one poem.

The closing date is 31 May.

For full details see the website.

• The Poetry Books Awards is a new annual award for the best poetry books produced by indie writers and self-published authors, or independent and small presses.

Both print books and ebooks may be entered. Books may have been been published in any year, but must still be in print.

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The prizes are £200, £100 and £50.

Entry is £25.

The closing date is 30 June.

For full details see the website.


Getting ready to enter competitions? Why not polish your poetry with a WM Creative Writing Course?

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