Peacock Poetry Prize

Reopening 2018. For residents of Brighton & Hove, East and West Sussex, an annual competition produced by Brighton Festival and Brighton, Hove & Sussex Sixth Form College (BHASVIC) to encourage young writers to explore the written word from a creative point of view.

The competition is free to enter and entries will be judged by our panel of experts and prizes awarded at a special ceremony at Brighton Dome. There are 4 categories, for ages 8-11, 12-15, 16-17 and 18+. You can submit up to three poems with a maximum length of 40 lines per poem.

Email your entries, together with your full name, age and date of birth to 

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