31 July 2018 



 Online, UK 

(Partially Funded)


Winchester Poetry Prize 2018

Winchester Poetry Prize aims to surprise and delight. Following its launch in 2016, the Winchester Poetry Prize is now an annual competition. This year we are very pleased to welcome Liz Berry as our judge.

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In addition to receiving cash prizes, winners will be invited to read at a special prize-giving event at the Winchester Poetry Festival on Saturday 6th October 2018. Winning and commended poems will also be published in a competition anthology.

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Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

 The results will be announced by 6 October 2018.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The competition is open to anyone aged 16 or over.
  • Entries may be submitted via email or by post
  • Poems may be on any subject and in any form or style
  • They must be typed and not longer than 40 lines (excluding title)
  • Poems should be in English, must be the entrant’s own work and should not have been published or accepted for publication elsewhere (including online), should not have won another poetry competition or be the translated work of another poet.
  • All poems are judged anonymously and should not bear your name, or any other form of identification.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • First Prize: £1,000
  • 2nd Prize: £500
  • 3rd Prize: £250

Note: Entrants do not need to be resident in the UK to enter, but please note, travel expenses to read at the prize-giving in Winchester are not covered.

How to Apply

First Step: Select the payment button for the number of entries you wish to submit and pay online 
Note: Entry fee: £5 for first poem, £4 for subsequent poems

Second Step: Paste your poems in a Word attachment.

Third Step: In the submission email you should give:

1-Your name
2- Your and telephone number
3- a list of the titles of the poems submitted
4-Where you heard about the competition
5-your PayPal transaction reference number

Fourth step: Send your entry to:

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This Scholarship Published by:
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