All 16-18 year olds are invited to enter (closing date 1 March 2013) for this year’s competition with its theme of ‘The Details’, judged by Bernard O’Donoghue, Carrie Etter and Peter McDonald.
First prize £3,000; second prize £1,000; third prize £500 and commended entries £250. Winning schools receive £150.
Winning poems from previous years are on the website and the longlisted poems from the last two years plus a list of winning schools.
Over 100 book reviews are published online and forthcoming poetry readings and other events.