You may enter any number of poems and on any subject.
Poems should be of no more than 80 lines (excluding title), in English and your own original work (no translations).
Poems must not have won a prize in any other competition or have been published, self-published (including on social media) or accepted for publication in print or online at the time of the closing date.
This year’s judge is Sean O’Brien.
Entries may be made online or by post.
• 1st prize: £1,500
• 2nd prize: £300
• 3rd prize: £150
• 6 commendations of £25
The entry fee is £6 for the first poem and £5 for each subsequent poem submitted on the same form.