Poetry prize: Kent and Sussex Poetry Society Open Competition


28 October 2019
Win a £1,000 first prize in the international contest judged by Carrie Etter

The annual Kent & Sussex Poetry Prize is awarded for original, unpublished poems up to 40 lines. Poems may be in any style and on any subject.

There is a first prize of £1,000, a second prize of £300, a third prize of £100 and four runners up prizes of £50.

The entry fee is £5 per poem, or £4 per poem if entering three or more.

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The closing date is 31 January.

For full details see the website.


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