Closed, reopens 2020. Ambit Magazine announces the launch of its 2019 Poetry Competition judged by Liz Berry. The theme reflecting Ambit’s 60th birthday will be ‘Wild’. The first place prize will be £500, second place £250 and £100 for third. The competition will open on 1 April and close on 15 July and the winners will be announced on 1 September on the Ambit website. All three winning poems will be published in issue 238 of Ambit Magazine, and the poets will be invited to read with Ambit in London and Aldeburgh. Each submission costs £6, and for over five submissions you will receive a free copy of the current Ambit in the post. Please note we do not accept simultaneous submissions.