|Deadline 31st Mar
|The Caterpillar Poetry Prize 2017
The Caterpillar Poetry Prize for poems for children is now open.
Caterpillar Poetry are looking for new poems to delight and inspire young readers of The Caterpillar magazine.
If you've written a poem you think would appeal to 7–11-year olds, then why not enter this year's Caterpillar Poetry Prize?
The poem can be on any subject, and there's no line limit.
Judge: John Hegley – poet, musician and comedian. John has published several collections of poems, including a volume for children called My Dog is a Carrot. He also co-edited an anthology of poetry for young people called The Ropes: Poems To Hold On To. He’s a regular at Edinburgh Festival and on BBC Radio 4. His most recent collections are Peace, Love and Potatoes, New & Selected Potatoes and I am a Poetato.
Commended poems may also be published in the same or subsequent issues.
Full entry details and forms can be found on the Caterpillar Magazine website: www.thecaterpillarmagazine.com