The contest is organised by Poetry London magazine. Entries must be in English, your own unaided work, and not a translation of another poet. Entries must not have been previously published or self-published, in print or online, or have won a prize in another competition.
The maximum length is 80 lines.
This year’s judge is Liz Berry.
• 1st prize: £1000
• 2nd prize: £500
• 3rd prize: £200
• Four commendations: £75
The entry fee is £3 per poem; for non-subscribers £7.
The first, second and third prizewinners will be published in the Autumn 2017 issue of Poetry London.