Tuesday 28 March 2017

Canterbury Festival Poet of the Year Competition

Deadline: 19 June

Poems of up to 60 lines on any theme are invited. The Competition attracts entries from all over the world. 

1st prize £200, 2nd and 3rd prizes of £100 and £50, with prizes for ‘People’s Choice’ and best read poem. 
Longlisted entries are published in an anthology and shortlisted poets are invited to read at the Adjudication event at the time of National Poetry Day. 

The judges are last year's winner, Jen Syrkiewicz, Nancy Gaffield from the University of Kent and prize-winning poet Derek Sellen (SaveAs Writers)

Entry fee: £5 per poem

Contact: For more details and online or postal entry go to: 

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