Details: This competition is for original, previously unpublished poems in English language, on any subject, in any style up to 50 lines long. You may also enter a visual poem if the image will fit into a single page. Poems posted on members-only non-public groups for review/critique as part of the creative process are not deemed to have been previously published. Poets of all ages, gender or nationality living in any part of the world are eligible to enter.
Prizes: £250 (1st), £125 (2nd), £75 (3rd), £30 x 3 (High Commendation), £20 x 3 (Commendation), £10 x 3 (Special Mentions)
Fees: £5/1, £8/2, £10/3, £12/4, £14/5, £16/7, £22/10)
Judge: Rachel Long – author of My Darling from the Lions.
Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition
Prizing poetry…since July 2009