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Poetry London Prize


Friday, May 1, 2020


Entry Fees

Entries cost £4 per poem for Poetry London subscribers, and £8 per poem for non-subscribers. There are a limited number of free entries available for low-income writers.


First Prize: £5,000
Second Prize: £2,000
Third Prize: £1,000
Plus publication in Poetry London.


The £8,000 Poetry London Prize is currently open for entries from poets all over the world.

The Poetry London Prize is a major, internationally renowned award for a single outstanding poem. The prestigious first prize has been won by and helped launch the careers of many acclaimed writers, including Liz Berry, Niall Campbell, Richard Scott, and Romalyn Ante.

First Prize is £5,000, Second Prize is £2,000 and Third Prize is £1,000, and all winners will be published in Poetry London.

This year’s judge is the multi-award-winning poet, critic and translator Ilya Kaminsky.

Contact Information

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