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2011-06-18 | |
The Poetry Society’s National Poetry Competition is one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious poetry competitions.
Winners include both established and emerging poets, and for many the prize has proved an important milestone in their careers.
Win, and add your name to a roll-call of winners that includes the current UK Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, Tony Harrison, Ruth Padel, Philip Gross and Jo Shapcott.
The closing date is 31 October 2011. You can enter online or by post. If you would rather enter by post, print a postal entry form.
The first poem you submit costs £6.00. Subsequent entries in the same submission cost £3.00 per poem.
First Prize: £5000
Second Prize: £2000
Third Prize: £1000
Seven Commendations: £100
For further information and FAQ (frequently asked questions) please check out this link: http://poetrysociety.org.uk/content/competitions/npc/
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