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Calling All Indie Poets!

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The Poetry Book Awards is an annual, international book award given to the best poetry books produced by indie writers, self-published authors or books published by small, truly independent presses. The 2024 contest is now open and accepting entries! 1st Prize – £500 2nd Prize – £250 3rd Prize – £100 Winners also get: Great Amazon & Goodreads reviews Earn recognition from having an award-winning book Certificate, logo to use on books and future work […]

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Winner Of The Poetry Book Awards – Megan Fernandes

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Congratulations – Megan Fernandes! The winners of the 4th annual contest were as follows: 1st Prize         I DO EVERYTHING I’M TOLD – Megan Fernandes, Portland, Oregon, USA Megan Fernandes is a South Asian American writer living in NYC. She was born in Canada and raised in the Philadelphia area. Her family are East African Goans. “A seething, edgy, mystical, surgically precise collection of love songs that hops from continent to continent. From L.A. to Lisbon, from Paris […]

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Jenny McRobert Wins Welsh Poetry Competition

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The organisers of the International Welsh Poetry Competition, the biggest poetry contest in Wales, have announced the winners from the 2023 competition. The competition was judged by Mick Evans, whose excellent comments can be found on the contest website. The 17th Competition 1st Prize       Pegasus Rising – Jenny McRobert (Sutton Scotney, Winchester, England) Jenny McRobert was born in Hackney, London and now lives in Winchester.  Making the transiton from Psychologist to poet has been […]

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International Welsh Poetry Competition 2023

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Wales‘ biggest (and some would say best) poetry contest is now open again and accepting entries! The International Welsh Poetry Competition returns with judge, Mick Evans, picking the winners.  This will be our 17th year of running the competition and we expect a bumper year of entries. Entry forms will also be winging their way to libraries and writing circles all over the UK during January although you can of course just download one from our website in […]

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Calling All Poets!

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The Poetry Book Awards is an annual, international book award given to the best poetry books produced by indie writers, self published authors or books published by small, truly independent presses. The 2023 contest is now open and accepting entries! 1st Prize – £400 2nd Prize – £200 3rd Prize – £100 Winners also get: Great Amazon & Goodreads reviews Earn recognition from having an award-winning book Certificate, logo to use on books and future […]

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Rufus Mufasa Is Winner Of The Poetry Book Awards

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The organisers of the international Poetry Book Awards have announced the winners of the 2022 contest. Congratulations to Rufus Mufasa for her collection ‘Flashbacks & Flowers‘.  Chosen by our judge, famous Welsh writer John Evans as this years winner! 1st Prize – Flashbacks & Flowers – Rufus Mufasa 2nd Prize – Siarad – Caroline Reid 3rd Prize – We Are The Winter People – Jenny Rowbory Judges comments: The quality of the work produced by all the entrants this […]

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Calling All Poets!

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The Poetry Book Awards is an annual, international book award given to the best poetry books produced by indie writers, self published authors or books published by small, truly independent presses. The 2022 contest is now open and accepting entries! 1st Prize – £300 plus a one-year subscription to PN Review 2nd Prize – £150 3rd Prize – £75 Winners also get: Great Amazon & Goodreads reviews Earn recognition from having an award-winning book Certificate, logo […]

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Poetry Competition – Open And Accepting Entries!

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Wales‘ biggest (and some would say best) poetry contest is now open again and accepting entries! The International Welsh Poetry Competition returns with judge, John Evans, picking the winners.  This will be our 16th year of running the competition and we expect a bumper year of entries. Entry forms will also be winging their way to libraries and writing circles all over the UK during January although you can of course just download one from our website in […]

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Estelle Price Wins Wales Biggest Poetry Contest

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The International Welsh Poetry Competition 2021 organisers have announced the winners of their prestigious 15th contest, judged by award-winning Welsh poet Kathy Miles, and the overall winner was Estelle Price for her poem ‘iii’. The winners were as follows: 1st Prize                    iii – Estelle Price, Wilmslow 2nd Prize                  YELLOW LIGHT – Sheila Aldous, Newton Abbot 3rd Prize                   THE FOUNDLING MOTHER’S LIST OF PAIN – Jane Burn, […]

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Calling All Poets!

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The international Welsh Poetry Competition has just launched their 2021 contest.  The 15th international, English language competition is now open and accepting entries! 1st Prize – £500 2nd Prize – £250 3rd Prize – £100 plus 17 runners up mentioned on our website and published in our 3rd anthology. Award-winning poet Kathy Miles will judge the contest! To enter just click here. Closing date – 6th June 2021.