The Plough Prize 2017

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31st January 2018

Who may enter
The contest is open to anyone.

This contest is organised by the Plough Arts Centre.

There are two categories:
• Open Poetry Competition 2017
• The Ronald Duncan Short Poem Competition 2017

Maximum length, excluding title and any blank lines: Short Poem - 10 lines, Open Poem - 40 lines.

Poems must be the original work of the entrant, unpublished, and must not have won a prize in any other competition.

The competition will be judged by Michael Symmons Roberts.

Entry fee
£5 per poem

1st prize £1000 in each category
2nd prize £500 in each category
3rd prize £250 in each category

Please visit to learn more about the competition.