Poetry prize: The Rialto Nature & Place Poetry Competition 2022


16 January 2022
The competition for nature poetry has a £1,000 first prize

The Rialto Nature and & Place Poetry Competition is being run in association with the RSPB, BirdLife International, Cambridge Conservation Initiative and The University of Leeds Poetry Centre. It invites entries of poems on any aspect of nature or place.

The first prize is £1,000 and there are second and third prizes of £500 and 3250. The judge is Gillian Clarke.

All poems must have a title, be original and unpublished, and no longer than 40 lines.

Poets may enter up to six poems in one batch. The entry fee for the first poem in a batch is £7, and £4 for any subsequent poems in the same batch.

The closing date is 1 March.

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For full details see the website.


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