The competition is organised by The Poetry Busines, a poetry publisher and writer development agency.
You may submit a collections of 20 to 24 pages of poems. Poems may be of any length. The poems should be for adults, in English.
Poems may have been published elsewhere, but must not have previously appeared as a published collection.
The competition will be judged by Ian Duhig & Mimi Khalvati.
£28 for each entry
First stage winners will have a pamphlet published and receive an equal share of the £2,000 cash prize, whether or not they choose to enter the second stage.
First stage winners may choose to enter the second stage by submitting an extended manuscript (another 30-plus pages) at no extra charge, within one month of being asked. The final winner will have a book published, but not a pamphlet.