Winchester Poetry Prize 2017


31st July 2017

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone aged 16 or over.

The Winchester Poetry Prize is an annual competition organised by Winchester Poetry Festival in partnership with Hampshire Cultural Trust.

Entries must be poems on any subject and in any form or style.

Poems should be in English, must be the entrant's own work and should not have been published or accepted for publication elsewhere (including online), should not have won another poetry competition or be the translated work of another poet. They must be typed and not longer than 40 lines (excluding title).

This year’s judge is a British poet, academic and editor Sarah Howe.

Entry fees
£5 for first poem
£4 for subsequent poems

• 1st Prize: £1,000
• 2nd Prize: £500
• 3rd Prize: £250

Winners and longlisted poems will appear in a winners anthology.

Please visit to learn more about the competition.

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