Deadline: 31 July 2017
For children and young people aged 10-13 living anywhere in the UK.
Write a poem on the theme of ‘place’.
- 2017 judges Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell and poet Rachel Rooney.
- The top fifty poems are printed in the BPP 2017 anthology.
- Finalists read their poems on National Poetry Day in front of an audience at St Pancras Station, London.
- The winning poet receives £500, and £500 for their school.
- All finalists are invited on a 3-day poetry workshop in Spring 2018.
- Every teacher who enters their class joins a prize draw to win a poet visit.