Happy New Year! Here’s a little of what we’ve got planned… “There is a party and I am the guest of honor. I have a paper plate with a piece of cake on it and everyone crowds around me laughing at what I say. I guess I’m telling jokes. Strange men and women shake my […]

I would like to wish everyone a Happy and successful New Year. I hope you enjoy Holiday Special Edition of Caught in the Net, poems by R.V. Bailey https://www.poetrykit.org/CITN/citn%20169.htm Jim _______________________________ Jim Bennett’s collection of poems Radio Days has been reissued and available as a Kindle edition £2.24 https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B078GVF5VB/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1513631628&sr=8-1&keywords=Radio+Days+Jim+Bennett … _______________________________ PK ONLINE POETRY COURSES FOR YOURSELF […]

Latest Competitions: Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition | Closing Date: 28-Feb-18 Organised every three months ?since July 2009, this competition is for original, previously unpublished poems in English… Poets & Players Poetry Competition 2018 | Closing Date: 28-Feb-18 We are pleased to announce the 6th poetry competition run by Poets and Players, one of Manchester?s leading organisers o… The […]

CALL FOR POETRY We still have space for more poems in a fine line. Just six more days until the deadline for a fine line’s February edition. The theme is CHAIRS. Does this word inspire a poem? Perhaps an event or conversation that took place on chairs could spark an idea. DEADLINE: 10 January 2018 […]

Closing Date: 28-FEBRUARY-2018 Details: Organised every three months …since July 2009, this competition is for original, previously unpublished poems in English language, on any subject, in any style, up to 50 lines long.  All winning and commended poems will receive first publication in Sentinel Literary Quarterly magazine (online and in print) – published by SPM Publications. Prizes: £200 (First), […]

Latest Competitions: Geoff Stevens Memorial Poetry Prize 2017 | Closing Date: 31-Jan-18 Two winners will have a poetry collection up to 52 pages published by award-winning publishers Indigo Dreams Publishing … Guernsey International Poetry Competition 2018 | Closing Date: 15-Feb-18 Your poem read by thousands, on buses and posters all over the beautiful island of Guernsey. Please view online […]

The PitWR trustees would like to thank  Otago University Press and Otago University Bookshop for their long-term support of our annual poetry competition. We welcome Diane Brown’s Creative Writing Dunedin to our sponsorship team.   More info here