Deadline 5th May


Welshpool Poetry Festival Open Competition
Festival Open Poetry Competition

James Sheard
Prizes: 1st -£100 : 2nd - £50 : 3rd - £20
Winners to be announced Saturday 10th of June 2017 at Welshpool Poetry Festival

Online Entries
Online entry fee is £5 for the first poem and £3 for every subsequent poem.

1. Poems must be received on or before Friday 5thof May 2017 and emailed to or posted to Welshpool Poetry Festival, Dan Y Coed Abermule, Montgomery SY15 6JQ
2. All poems must be the original work of the entrant and should not have been previously published, accepted for publication by a magazine, nor entered in other competitions.
3. The length of each poem must not exceed 40 lines.
4. The competitor’s name must NOT appear on the poem, please attach a separate page with the poem title, and your name and contact details. All entries will be judged anonymously.
5. Copyright remains with the author, but Welshpool Poetry Festival reserves the right to use the poem on their website and in any media associated with the promotion of the festival.
6. No acknowledgement of entry will be sent unless the competitor sends an SAE marked ‘Acknowledgement’.
7. Competitors wishing to be informed of the results should enclose an SAE marked ‘Results’.
8. The decision of the judge is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

To enter online visit