Battered Moons Poetry Competition

Open, closing 30 June 2019. NB there is an entry fee for this competition. The tenth Battered Moons Poetry Competition is open to all UK residents aged 18 or over and accepts poems on any topic and style of up to 40 lines. Guest judge Zoë Brigley Thompson and Cristina Navazo-Eguía Newton will both read all the poems.

The 3 winners and 4 commended poets are invited to read their poems at the Poetry Swindon Festival on Saturday 5th October 2019, when Zoë Brigley Thompson will present the prizes and read from her own work.

First prize, £700; second, £200; third, £100, plus four commendations of £25 each. Entry fee: £5 for the first poem and £4 thereafter. Closing date for entries is 30th June 2019.

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