Poetry Competitions

Ver Poets Open Competition 2019

Click here to download the entry form with full details.

This year’s competition will be judged by Kathryn Maris.

FIRST PRIZE £600
SECOND PRIZE £300
THIRD PRIZE £100
CLOSING DATE: APRIL 30TH 2019

KathrynMaris_for_Ver (1)Kathryn Maris is an American poet and creative writing tutor based in London. Her full length collections include The Book of Jobs (Four Way Books, 2006) and God Loves You (Seren, 2013). Her third collection The House With Only An Attic And A Basement (Penguin UK) was published in May 2018. Her work has appeared in Penguin Modern Poets 5, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, The Best British Poetry, The Forward Book of Poetry 2017, Granta and Poetry.

Winning and selected poems are published in the competition anthology. Poets published in the anthology are invited to read at our poetry afternoon on Saturday, June 29th 2019 at The Maltings Arts Theatre, St Albans.

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