The Betjeman Poetry Prize

The Betjeman Poetry Prize is open until July 31, 2019.

Open to 10-13 year olds from the UK and Ireland.

Free to enter.

Theme: Place

Judges: Wendy Cope and Lachlan Mackinnon

First prize is £500 for the winner and £5,000 for the English Department at the winner’s school.

The runners-up will receive £200. £50 each to the Highly Commended Entrants. The winner and two runners-up will each receive four Eurostar tickets to Paris, Brussels or Lisle. The top 50 poems will be printed in an anthology.

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