South Downs Poetry Festival Competition 2019

Binsted Arts and the South Downs Poetry Festival invite original, unpublished poems on any theme for The Binsted Prize judged by poet James Simpson.

Poems must be the original work of the named author and must not have been previously published or won a prize in any competition. Poems being submitted to other competitions can be accepted subject to withdrawal if another prize is awarded before winners in this competition are notified of placings.

Prizes: £250, £150, £50

Entry fee: £5 for the first poem, £4.00 for each subsequent poem.

Prizewinners will be invited to read their poems in Binsted Church (BN18 0LL) during the poetry evening, one of the events in the 2019 Binsted Art Festival, on Friday 7 June, 2019 at 7 pm

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Application Deadline:
29 March 2019 11:59 pm