The Free Verse Prize

Competition Information

The Free Verse Prize is a new poetry prize, which supports the Free Verse Poetry Book and Magazine Fair. The judge is poet and former Poetry Book Fair director, Chrissy Williams.

Eligibility: open to anyone over 18, as long as the work is original and previously unpublished.
Theme: the poems can be on any subject.
Entry Fee: £5 for the first poem, £4 for each subsequent poem
Prizes: The winner will receive £500, plus publication in Poetry News. The winning poem will also feature in the Poetry Book programme.
Closing date: 18 March 2024