Deadline 30th April


Ver Poets Open Competition 2017

First Prize: £600, Second Prize: £300, Third Prize £100.
Selected poems published in The Ver Prize 2017 competition anthology

Judge: Tamar Yoseloff

Tamar Yoseloff’s fifth collection, A Formula for Night: New and Selected Poems, was published by Seren in 2015. She is also the author of Formerly, a chapbook incorporating photographs by Vici MacDonald (Hercules Editions, 2012) shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award; two collaborative editions with the artist Linda Karshan; and a book with the artist David Harker. She is a London-based freelance tutor in creative writing, and runs site-specific writing courses for galleries such as the Hayward, the RA and the Tate. She is currently a visiting guest lecturer at Newcastle University on the Newcastle / Poetry School MA course in Writing Poetry and the Chair of the Poetry and Spoken Word Group of the Society of Authors.

Closing date April 30th 2017

Full details and how to enter can be found on the Ver Poets website: