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Kent and Sussex Poetry Society Open Poetry Competition 2024


Posted on 9 October 2023

31 January 2024

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone aged 16 and over, from anywhere in the world.

Short description
The competition is organized by the Kent & Sussex Poetry Society based in Tunbridge Wells, England. 

Poems must be in English, your original work, on any subject, in any style, no longer than 40 lines.

Poems must not have been previously published.

This year's Judge is Kathryn Gray.

Entry fees
Up to two poems: £5 per poem.
Three or more poems: £4 per poem.

• 1st prize: £1,000
• 2nd prize: £300
• 3rd prize: £100
• 4th prize: 4 x £50

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website