Poetry prize: Waltham Forest Poetry Competition


20 August 2019
walthamforest-68959.png Waltham Forest Poetry Competition
This year's theme is Where I'm From


This year's theme in the international competition is Where I'm From

The competition is for original, unpublished poems up to 40 lines. In the main category there are prizes of £300, £200 and £100, and local prizes of £50, £30 and £20 for poets who live, work or study in Waltham Forest. There are also young poet prizes of £50, £30 and £20 in both the main and local categories.

Any poems that reference a location in the London borough of Waltham Forest will be considered for inclusion in the prize anthology even if they aren't winners.

The entry fee in the adult category is £3 for the first submission and £1 for every submission thereafter up to six poems. There is no entry fee for young poets.

The closing date is 7 October.

For full details see the website.

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