poem entry

Judge: Hollie McNish


1st prize  £5000 (approx US$ 6329 / €5527)

2ndprize £1000 (approx US$ 1265 / €1105)

3rdprize  £500   (approx US$ 633 /  €552)

10 highly commended prizes of £100 each

The winning and highly commended poems, short stories and flash fiction will be published in the Bridport Prize anthology each year.

The top 3 poems are submitted to the Forward Prize for best single poem

Remember to delete any identfying marks on your submission before uploading your poem. No amendments or corrections can be made once work has been submitted, nor can entries be substituted. If you later realise you have made a mistake, you may withdraw your submission and re-enter. A further fee would be payable.

Remember that the file name of your uploaded entry must be the title of your poem.  If it is untitled, use the first line of your poem

You will be able to upload your poem entry when you go to checkout

Price: £10.00
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