Poetry prize: Live Canon 2021 International Poetry Competition

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Win a £1,000 first prize in the competition for poems of any length and in any form

The first-placed poet will win £1,000. 50 longlisted poems will be published in Live Canon's annual anthology and 16 shortlisted poems will be performed at the annual prize-giving event. The guest judge for this year's competition is Jennifer Wong (pictured).

All poems must be original and previously unpublished.

The entry fee is £6.50 for a single poem, £12 for two poems, £16 for three poems, £20 for five poems and £35 for ten poems.

The closing date is 21 May.

For full details see the website.

 

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