The competition is open to anyone aged 18 or over. International entries are welcome.All poems must have a title and must not exceed 40 lines in length. Entries can be on any subject.The first poem submitted costs £7. Subsequent entries in the same submission cost £4 per poem.• 1st prize: £5,000• 2nd prize: £2,000• 3rd prize: £1,000
There are two competitions:• Short Story Competition• Poetry CompetitionThe Short Story Competition is for original, unpublished stories on any theme up to 3,000 words.The winner of first prize will receive £1.000.Entry fees: £7.50 per story.The Poetry Competition is for original, unpublished poems up to 40 lines on any theme.The winner of first prize will receive £1.000.Entry fees: £7.50 per poem.