Poetry prize: Rialto Nature and Place Poetry Competition 2020


03 February 2020
Win a £1,000 first prize in the contest for poems that deal with any aspect of nature

Poetry journal The Rialto works with the RSPB, Birdlife International and the Cambridge Conservation Initiative to present its prize for poems that explore any aspect of nature.

There is a first prize of £1,000, a second prize of £500 and a third prize of £250. There is an additional prize of a personal tour of East Anglia with celebrated nature writer Mark Cocker. The judge is Pascale Petit.

Enter original, unpublished poems up to 40 lines.

The entry fee for the first poem is £7, and £4 for subsequent poems. Up to six poems may be entered in one batch.

The closing date is 1 May 2020.

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For full details see the website.


Interested in nature writing? Read this advice from Dialogue Books publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove.