The Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition

Deadline: 2 September 2019
Open to: new and established poets aged 18 and over from across the globe
Benefits: the winners of each category will receive GBP 1000 and both runners up GBP 200

Description

The Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre is excited to launch its 2019 International Poetry Competition to celebrate the power of poetry across the world.

Eligibility

The competition is open to both new and established poets aged 18 and over from across the globe and has two categories:

  • Open category (open to all poets aged 18 years and over)
  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) category (open to all poets aged 18 and over who write in English as an Additional Language)

Benefits

The winners of each category will receive GBP 1000 and both runners up GBP 200.

How to apply?

It costs GBP 5 to submit one poem or GBP 4 per poem for more than three entries. Each poet can enter a maximum of ten poems. Please follow the instructions in the Oxford Brookes Shop. All entries must be unpublished work. Please read the full competition criteria and terms and conditions before entering.
There are two steps to entering the competition:

  1. Please visit the Brookes Shop and click on ‘Book Event’. Then you can register as a new customer and pay for your entry/entries.
  2. Once you have paid, please e-mail your poems to [email protected]

You will receive an automatic e-mail in response, confirming that we have received your poem/s. Please note that there is no entry form for this competition. The Poetry Centre will match the details you submit via the Shop with your e-mailed poems.

For more information, please visit the official web page.