Poetry Competitions

Ver Poets Open Competition 2020

The Judge of the 2020 competition will be Jacqueline Saphra. 

FIRST PRIZE £600
SECOND PRIZE £300
THIRD PRIZE £100
CLOSING DATE: APRIL 30TH 2020

Jacqueline Saphra is a playwright, librettist and poet. Her second collection, All My Mad Mothers from Nine Arches Press was shortlisted for the 2017 T.S. Eliot prize. In the same
year A Bargain with the Light: Poems after Lee Miller was published by Hercules Editions. Her latest collection is Dad, Remember You Are Dead from Nine Arches Press. She teaches and mentors for The Poetry School.

Winning and selected poems will be published in the competition anthology. Poets published in the anthology are invited to read at our poetry afternoon, Date and venue to be announced.

To download an entry form, click here.

For the results of previous competitions, see Previous Competitions.

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