Sep 6, 2008
The Times Literary Supplement Poetry Competition 2008
To be judged by readers of the TLS
First prize: £2,000
Runners-up prizes: £750, £500 and £250
(Closing date: September 12th 2008.) NOTE: They have extended the deadline to September 30.
Mick Imlah, Poetry Editor of the TLS, and Alice Quinn, Executive Director of the Poetry Society of America and formerly Poetry Editor of the New Yorker, will prepare a shortlist of best poems entered, which will be printed in the TLS on October 24th. Readers may then vote for the poem of their choice. The winners of the poll will be announced in the TLS on November 28th 2008.
Poems may be in any style, on any subject, and printed on one side of A4 paper. The competition is open to all.
Entry fee: £5 for first poem, £3 for each additional poem, to a maximum of five per entrant.
Click here to download an entry form if you are based in the UK, Europe or the rest of the world, excluding the US and Canada.
Click here to download an entry form if you are based in US or Canada.