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Poetry Competitions Closing Dates

This is a check list of poetry competitions notified to us. Competition organisers are welcome to submit information about their competition for inclusion on this page.

The closing date, maximum number of lines and the value of the first prize is indicated. Full information is supplied to members with our magazine The Cannon's Mouth .

Please remember that previously published poems [including in The Cannon's Mouth] are NOT eligible for entry into most competitions.

Closing Date Competition Details No. of Lines First Prize

2024

  
20th AprilIndigo Dreams Open Poetry
Vic Pickup


www.indigodreamspublishing.com
40£250
30th AprilVer Poets Open Comp
Merryn Williams
www.verpoets.co.uk
30
15th MayMontreal International Poetry Prize
A.E. Stallings
40 $20,000 (CA)
31st MayBridport Prize

www.bridportprize.org.uk
42£5,000
30th JuneWelsh Poetry Prize
Kathy Miles


www.welshpoetry.co.uk
50£500
1st JulyQueen Wasafiri New Writing Prize (including poetry)
Meena Kandasamy


www.wasafiri.org
£1000
31st JulyWinchester Poetry Prize 2024

Judge: Clare Shaw

Contact: Amy Brown (hello@winchesterpoetryfestival.org)
https://www.winchesterpoetryfestival.org/wpp24
£1000
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