Kent and Sussex Poetry Society Open Competition

     Category:  Poetry
     Deadline:  January 31, 2018  (expired!)
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    Kent and Sussex Poetry Society Open Competition

    Organised by the Kent and Sussex Poetry Society, this Open Competition invites anyone aged 16 and over to submit poems on any subject and in any form or style.

    Poems must be typed and no longer than 40 lines (not including spaces between verses). Poems should be in English, unpublished, not accepted for publication, and must be your original work.

    Each poem must be typed on a separate sheet of A4 paper. All poems are judged anonymously and should not bear your name, nor any other form of identification.

    Any number of poems may be submitted on payment of the appropriate fee: 5 GBP (approx. 6.50 USD) per poem, or for 3 or more poems 4 GBP each.


    Open worldwide to anyone aged 16 and over.


    • First prize: 1,000 GBP (approx. 1,335 USD)
    • Second prize: 300 GBP
    • Third prize: 100 GBP
    • Plus 4 x 50 GBP

    Moreover, the prize-winning poems will be published in the Society’s Poetry Folio in September 2018.

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