Writing Magazine‘s poetry columnist, Alison Chisholm, will be judging the annual competition
Now in its 40th year, the Salopian Poetry Society’s Open Poetry Competition is for original, unpublished poems up to 42 lines.
There is a first prize of £150, a second prize of £100 and a third prize of £50. A further ten consolation prizes of £20 will be awarded, and all winning entries will be published in the winter 2016 issue of Salopeot. To celebrate the 40th anniversary, the magazine editor will award additional prizes.
The entry fee is £3 per poem or £10 for three for non-Society members.
The closing date to enter the Salopian Poetry Society’s Open Poetry Competition 2016 is 30 September.
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