Peacock Poetry Prize

Closed. 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.

There are three categories of ages: Ages 11–13, 14–16 & 17–19

You can submit up to two entries, no more than 14 lines

2019’s theme was ‘Hard Work’, inspired by Guest Director David Shrigley’s book of the same title.

Finally, the address for submitting entries is:
[email protected] or entries can be sent to Peacock Poetry Prize, 12a Pavilion Buildings Castle Square, Brighton BN1 1EE

(Don’t forget to include your name, age, date of birth and an email or postal address)