Roundel Poetry Competition closing date May 31st

Roundel competition

First prize £100  Second prize £50  Third prize £25

Closing date: 31 May 2014

Entry fee: £3 per poem.


No entry form needed. Competition open to entrants aged 18 and over. Poems are welcome on any subject.

There is no limit to the number of entries per person. Each poem should be typed on a single A4 sheet.

Your name must not appear on the poem. Please enclose a separate A4 sheet with your name, contact details.

email address and title(s) of your poem(s).


Poems must be:

  • the entrant’s original work
  • written in English
  • no longer than 40 lines (not including title or dedication)
  • unpublished and not already accepted for publication

Poems will be judged anonymously and the judge will see each piece. No entrant may win more than one prize.

Judge: Abegail Morley

Winners will be announced at a prize-giving ceremony on Wed 2 July 2014 during the Tonbridge Arts Festival.

Entries and cheques to:

Eric Beston, Roundel Poetry Competition, 26 Dry Hill Park Road, Tonbridge, Kent TN10 3BN.

Cheques payable to Eric Beston (Roundel Treasurer). Please write Roundel 2014 on the back of the cheque.


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