Wells Festival of Literature Poetry Competition

Opens 1 April 2020, closes 30 June 2020.

Young Poets category: age 16 to 22  Entry fee, £3

Prizes: £150, £75, £50 plus a year’s membership of

The Poetry Society

Any subject, no more than 35 lines

Judge, Victoria Adukwei Bulley

Open Poetry: Entry fee, £6 
Prizes:  1st £1,000, 2nd £500, 3rd £250, Local £100
Any subject, no more than 35 lines
Judge, Jo Shapcott

Prizes for both competitions will be presented immediately after the Poetry readings on Sunday 18 October during the Festival.  This special occasion is one of the highlights of the Festival when, for the first time, the winning writers are revealed and rewarded.