The Winchester Poetry Prize is an annual competition organised by Winchester Poetry Festival in partnership with Hampshire Cultural Trust.
Entries must be poems on any subject and in any form or style.
Poems should be in English, must be the entrant’s own work and should not have been published or accepted for publication elsewhere (including online), should not have won another poetry competition or be the translated work of another poet. They must be typed and not longer than 40 lines (excluding title).
This year’s judge is a British poet, academic and editor Sarah Howe.
• 1st Prize: £1,000
• 2nd Prize: £500
• 3rd Prize: £250
Winners and longlisted poems will appear in a winners anthology.
£5 for first poem
£4 for subsequent poems