Roundel Poetry Competition Tonbridge – closing date 31st May


Roundel Poetry Competition 2016 – part of the Tonbridge Festival, July 2016

Entry Restricted to anyone 18 or over who lives, works or studies in the Borough
of Tonbridge and Malling.

Judge: Lynne Rees – Poet and Author – aka The Hungry Writer

Entry fee: £3 per poem No entry form required
First Prize: £100 Second Prize: £50 Third Prize: £25
Closing date 31 May 2016. Postal entries only.

Entries by 31 May to: The Competition Administrator, 3 Kendal Close, Tonbridge TN9 1LY

Cheques/POs payable to: Eric Beston. Please write ‘Roundel 2016’ on the back.

RULES 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•unpublished and not already accepted for publication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. Winners will be announced at a prizegiving ceremony on Wed 13 July at the Rose & Crown, High Street, Tonbridge. This will be a ticketed event. Results of the competition and winning poems will be published on this website.

For a copy of the flyer with competition details, please email: roundeltonbridge@gmail.com

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