Poetry prize: The National Poetry Competition 2020

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Win £5,000 for a single poem in the annual competition from The Poetry Society

To enter The National Poetry Competition, send original, unpublished poems up to 40 lines.

The first prize is £5,000. There is a second prize of £2,000 and a third prize of £1,000. Seven commended poets each get £200. This year's judges are Neil Astley, Jonathan Edwards and Karen McCarthy Woolf.

The entry fee is £7 for the first poem and £4 for any subsequent entries. Poetry Society members get one free second poem.

The closing date is 31 October.

For full details see the website.

 

 

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