Poetry prize: The 2024 International Book & Pamphlet Competition


24 November 2023
Two winners' collections will be published in the contest from The Poetry Business

The International Book & Pamphlet Competition is inviting submissions of collections of 20 pages of poetry. The judge is Jane Clarke. Two winners will be published by The Poetry Business’s imprint Smith/Doorstep Books. The winners will both receive £450, publication in The North magazine, a place on a residential writing course and a reading at The Wordsworth Trust.

Two runners up will be published online in East of the North and will receive £100.

Individual poems may have been previously published, but the collection as a whole must be unpublished.

The entry fee is £29. A number of free entries are available.

The closing date is 6 March.

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