The winner will recieve 500 pounds (UK) Deadline 31 May 2017 – winners announced end of June 2017 http://www.wundoreditions.com/wundor-editions—contests.html for more information.

Details: In partnership with Unite the Union, Culture Matters is a web platform (www.culturematters.org.uk) which promotes a progressive political approach to the arts and other cultural activities. The purpose of the new Award is to encourage poets to focus on themes which are meaningful to working class people and communities, and to encourage those communities […]

You can write about a topic of your choice! For a chance to win £100 Amazon vouchers   We invite you all to enter Printerinks Poetry Competition! Whether you are a budding or experienced poet, poets of all ages can enter this competition.   – Deadline – May 5th, 2017 The winner’s name and poem […]

The annual NZPS International Poetry Competition is now open! Judges this year are: Open – Cilla McQueen M.A.Hons, Hon.Litt.D. (Otago). Author of fifteen collections of poetry, three of which have won New Zealand Book Awards, Cilla was the New Zealand National Library Poet Laureate 2009-11. Among her many honours, fellowships and awards is the 2010 Prime […]

Hello poetry lovers, greetings for a new year of poetry events, we hope your 2017 is going well. In November, Helen Rickerby gave a wonderful performance to a full house, and for our opening event this year, Sunday 26 February, we will be welcoming another well-known Wellington-based poet, Vivienne Plumb. Vivienne is a full-time writer […]

Closing date: 28-Feb-2017 Judge: Mandy Pannett author of All the Invisibles Details: For original, previously unpublished poems in English language, on any subject, in any style, up to 50 lines long.  Poets of all nationalities living in any part of the world are eligible to enter. Prizes:  £200 (first prize), £100 (second prize), £50 (third […]