Shooter’s Poetry Competition offers a chance to write about whatever most compels you, in any style. They’re looking for sharply observed poetry with strong ideas and imaginative use of language: in short, arresting poems that appeal to both the head and the heart.
In return for the £3 entry fee, ALL ENTRANTS will receive an e-copy of Shooter’s winter 2017 issue, which will feature the winning poem.
•The winner of the 2016 Shooter Poetry Competition will receive £100, publication in the winter issue and on the website, and promotion on Shooter’s social media.
•The runner-up will receive £50, publication on Shooter’s website, and promotion on social media.
•All entrants will receive an e-copy of Shooter’s winter issue.
•Poems may be any theme or style, up to 125 lines long.
•The competition is open to entries through October 30, 2016.
•All proceeds from entry fees go toward prizes, contributor payments and Shooter’s production costs, supporting our mission to promote the best new writing and encourage the principle of paying writers for their work.