Deadline: 30 June 2017. NB there is an entry fee for this competition. The eighth 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 Malika Booker 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 7th October 2017, when Malika Booker will present the prizes and read from her own work. Winning and commended poems will appear in the Battered Moons pamphlet and website.
First prize, £700; second, £200; third, £100, plus four commendations of £25 each.