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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Poetry competitions for UK residents

Question - what do the following current UK poetry competition have in common? (closing dates included)

Bedford Open Poetry Competition – November 14th
Segora International Poetry Competition – November 14th
Barnet Poetry Competition – November 16th
Yorkshire Open Poetry Competition – November 30th
Larkin and East Riding Poetry Prize – December 31st
Mayor of Enfield’s Open Poetry Competition – January 31st
Kent and Sussex Poetry Competition – January 31st
Slipstream Poetry Competition – January 31st
Torriano Poetry Competition – February 3rd
Norwich Writers Open Competition – February 15th
Grace Dieu Writers Circle – February 28 th
Queen Mother Memorial Poetry Competition – March 30th
Buxton Poetry Competition – April 1st
Ware Poets Open Poetry Competition – April 30th

Okay, I guess the clue is in the picture. Actually, I'm not complaining that there's no online entry - it'll be saving me a fortune.


  1. Picked mine! The Queen Mother Memorial Competition for me. I wonder how much that is, and more to the point, who gets the money?

  2. Oh dear, please don't get me started on the Queen Mother.....