The Magma Poetry Competition 2020/21 is open until January 15, 2021.
Entry fee: £5 for the first poem, £4 for the second and £3.50 for the third and each subsequent poem. Magma subscribers benefit from reduced fees, £4 for the first poem, £3 for the second, and £2.50 for the third and each subsequent poem.
Prizes: Magma Judge’s Prize for a poem of 11–50 lines awarded by Theresa Lola, who will read all eligible entries. 1st prize £1000; 2nd prize £300; 3rd prize £150. 5 special mentions.
Magma Editors’ Prize for a poem of up to 10 lines awarded by a panel of Magma editors. 1st prize £1000; 2nd prize £300; 3rd prize £150. 5 special mentions.
Winning and commended poets will be invited to read their poems at a Magma Competition Event in Spring 2021.