Deadline 31st October


The 2017 Flambard
Poetry Competition

The 2017 Flambard Poetry Competition is now open for entries!

First prize: £1000

Second prize: £250

The 2017 Flambard Poetry Prize continues to honour the achievements of Flambard Press and the inspiration of founders Margaret and Peter Lewis. Between 1990 and 2012, Flambard Press published an acclaimed range of poetry and fiction, helping to nurture many emergent and established writers regionally and nationally. It was recognised as one of the finest small independent presses in the UK.

The Flambard Prize is awarded annually to the best group of five poems submitted by a poet who has not yet published a single-authored pamphlet or collection. Each poem should be no longer than 40 lines.

The cost of entry is £5 per group of five poems.

The closing date for the 2017 competition is: 
31st October 2017

Entries will be judged by Ellen Phethean and Rebecca Goss.


Details are on the Newcastle University website: