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Poetry London Prize 2020

     Category:  Poetry
     Deadline:  May 1, 2020  (67 days left)
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    Poetry London Prize 2020

    Organised by Poetry London magazine, the Poetry London Prize 2020 is now open for entries, and it is pleased to announce this year’s judge is the award-winning poet, critic and translator Ilya Kaminsky.

    Entries must be in English, your own work, and not a translation of another poet. Entries must not have been previously published or self-published, in print or online, or have won a prize in another competition.

    The maximum length is 80 lines.

    Entries must be typed or written clearly in black on white A4 paper or us letter size. You may enter as many poems as you wish.

    Entry fee is 4 GBP per poem; for non-subscribers 8 GBP.


    Open to anyone worldwide.


    • 1st prize: 5,000 GBP (approx. 6,450 USD)
    • 2nd prize: 2,000 GBP
    • 3rd prize: 1,000 GBP
    • four commendations: 500 GBP

    The first, second and third prize winners will be published in the Autumn 2020 issue of Poetry London.

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