Deadline 26th August


Buzzwords Open
Poetry Competition 2017

Buzzwords Open Poetry Competition 2017

Closing date: midnight on 26th August 2017
Sole Judge:  Adam Horovitz who will read all entries

1st prize: £600.   Runner-up: £300.    5 x commended: £50 each.

The Gloucestershire Prize: £200. (for Gloucestershire residents only).

Entry fees:
Postal entries; £4 per poem or 3 poems for £10.

Email entries: One poem £4.35, two poems £8.70, three poems £11 


Proceeds of the competition will be used to fund ‘Buzzwords’, which is the longest running and most respected regular poetry gathering in Cheltenham.

"A warm, intelligent - and going on the evidence of the floor readings - a very talented group, Buzzwords was a great venue for reading and listening." -
George Szirtes

Full details of the competition and how to enter can be found on the Buzzwords website: