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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
‘The Third One’ is the latest compilation from the competition’s organisers and comprises all the winners from the last five years of the contest, namely 2017-2021. “This third anthology not only cements our position as the biggest and best poetry competition in Wales but also proves there is a viable outlet for talented poets here as well. A place for writers to be acclaimed on merit and not because of some connection to certain establishment […]
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.
The International Welsh Poetry Competition 2020 is now open and accepting entries. The contest is the biggest in Wales and now in its 14th year. Set up by Welsh writer Dave Lewis in 2007, the competition is now a regular fixture in the literary calendar and respected throughout the world for the high quality of winning poets it uncovers. The organisers will be offering the following prizes: 1st Prize – £500 2nd Prize – £250 3d […]