september, 2019

02sep1:00 am1:00 amOxford Brookes University International Poetry CompetitionInternational Entry Fee: £5
Max word count: 50 lines
Top Prize: £1,000

Event Details

The Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre is excited to launch its 2019 International Poetry Competition to celebrate the power of poetry across the world!

Categories: Open and English as an Additional Language. Deadline: 2 September 2019 (23:00 BST/22:00 GMT). £1000 to winners.

The competition is open to both new and established poets aged 18 and over from across the globe and has two categories:

  • Open category (open to all poets aged 18 years and over)
  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) category (open to all poets aged 18 and over who write in English as an Additional Language)

The winners of each category will receive £1000 and both runners up £200.

We are absolutely delighted that this year’s judge is the internationally-acclaimed and award-winning author Jackie Kay.

The competition deadline is 11pm BST/10pm GMT on Monday 2 September 2019. It costs £5 to submit one poem or £4 per poem for more than three entries. Each poet can enter a maximum of ten poems. Please follow the instructions in the Oxford Brookes Shop. All entries must be unpublished work. Please read the full competition criteria and terms and conditions before entering.

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