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WRITING CONTESTS and POETRY COMPETITIONS for Creative Writers, Poets and Non-Fiction Writers and Fiction Writers


The National Poetry Competition Deadline: 31 October 2013 This is an annual poetry prize established in 1978. It is run by the UK-based Poetry Society and accepts entries from all over the world, with over 10,000 poems being submitted to the competition each year. Winning has been an important milestone in the careers of many well-known poets. The first prize is £5,000 and the top three winners are published in Britain's leading poetry magazine, Poetry Review.


National Poetry Competition 2011 winners and judges. From L to R: Zaffar Kunial, John Glenday, Jackie Kay, Allison McVety, Samantha Wynne-Rhydderch, Colette Bryce.


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27 Free Writing Contests: Legitimate Competitions With Cash Prizes

Don’t be taken in by scammy writing contests: there are legitimate competitions for your prose and poetry. Here are some fee-free options to get started.