The Poetry School: Poetry Pamphlet Competition

The Poetry School has moved online at Dedicated to the art of writing poetry, they have teamed up with Pighog Press to run a Poetry Pamphlet Competition. The competition is open to anyone aged 18 or over writing poetry in English anywhere in the world. Initially entrants are invited to submit ten poems (or ten sides of poetry on A4, not more than 30 lines per side) for consideration by the judges.

First Prize: Publication by Pighog Press and 40 copies of the pamphlet

4 Runners up: a free place on a Poetry School activity

Judges: Julia Bird and Brendan Cleary

Closing date for initial entries: 31 January 2013

The judges will select a shortlist of up to twelve poets by 22 February 2013. Short-listed poets will be asked to submit complete pamphlet collections by 28 March 2013 for final judging. Shortlisted poets will also be invited to read at an event in Brighton in May 2013, when the winner will be announced.  For more details go to

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