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City of Poets


Opportunities change throughout the year.

Please keep checking these pages for the latest news. 

The benefit of entering and winning prizes is how they can build confidence, discipline, and a CV.



Tribute Prize • NEW • 

Value: £100

for a poem that pays tribute

to someone or something. 

Entry: £5

Opens: June 30

Closes: date: October 31, 2024

Announces: December 5, 2024 


Basharat Hussain Memorial Prize • NEW • • Value: £500

for a poem celebrating cross cultural friendship. 

Entry: £12

Opens: June 30 

Closes: Feb 1, 2025 

Announces: April 14, 2025



The Tiny Prize

Value: £5 

Entry: free

Date: 15th of each month



2023/4 The UK Magnetics Society Prize 

Value: £100 

Entry: free

Open: competition is now closed 


2024 Southside Wellbeing Festival

Value: 3 prizes of £25 each, plus an opportunity to perform 

at the launch event Friday 6, September 

Entry: free

Open: now

Closes: midnight August 1, 2024


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