Deadline 31st May


The Bridport Poetry Prize

"A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language". W.H. Auden

Great poetry is food for the soul and we welcome your poems on any subject and in all poetic forms. We are looking for brilliant writing and original voices. However, we do not recommend poems written for children.

The poetry competition is open to writers in the UK and internationally. 

Entry implies acceptance of all the rules and failure to comply may result in disqualification

Line limit: 42 lines maximum (no minimum). Title not included.

Entry fee: £9 for each poem submitted. You may enter as may poems as you wish.

Judge for the poetry prize is Daljit Nagra

Deadline for applications is 31st May 2018

Details of the competition and how to enter are on the Bridport Prize website: