It is named for one of the major figures of twentieth century poetry and encourages entries from all around the world. The Prize will be given for the best single poem submitted: multiple entries are encouraged but will be judged separately.
Judges: Fiona Sampson and literary agent, Peter Straus
Prizes: £1000 for the winning entry and £100 for two runners up. All three winning entries will be published in POEM magazine.
Deadline: Wednesday 23rd August 2017
To qualify, entries must be original, written in English and unpublished at the time of submission. Each poem must be no longer than 40 lines and should be single-spaced.
To enter, submit £5 payment per entry using the PayPal link below, and then send your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org, including your PayPal receipt number. Entries must be anonymised, so only include your contact details in the body of the email and attach your submissions in separate word documents with your PayPal receipt number at the top.