2022 International Poetry Competition
£1000 first prize for a single poem
Guest Judge: Rebecca Goss
Enter here: https://livecanon.submittable.com/submit
Deadline: May 20th (midnight GMT)
We are delighted to be receiving entries for our 2022 International Poetry Competition for single poems.
50 poems will be selected to be published in our 2022 anthology.
20 poems will be shortlisted and performed at our prize-giving.
1 poem will be selected to win the first prize of £1000.
Previous winners include Inua Ellams, Andrew McMillan, Ella Duffy, Tessa Foley, Jon Stone, Aileen La Tourette, Lesley Saunders, Sophie Fenella, Paul Terence Carney and Kirsten Irving
Previous guest judges include Mona Arshi, Glyn Maxwell, Clare Pollard, Lorraine Mariner, Jennifer Wong, Zaffar Kunial, Barney Norris, Antony Dunn, Liz Berry, Zaffar Kunial.
Rebecca Goss is a poet, tutor and mentor living in Suffolk. Her first full-length collection, The Anatomy of Structures, was published by Flambard Press in 2010. Her second collection, Her Birth, (Carcanet/Northern House, 2013) was shortlisted for the 2013 Forward Prize for Best Collection, won the Poetry category in the East Anglian Book Awards 2013, and in 2015 was shortlisted for the Warwick Prize for Writing and the Portico Prize for Literature. Carousel, her collaboration with the photographer Chris Routledge was published with Guillemot Press in 2018. Rebecca’s third full-length collection, Girl, was published with Carcanet/Northern House in 2019 and shortlisted for the East Anglian Book Awards 2019. Twitter:@gosspoems