Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition closes 30th November


Prizes: First: £200.00, Second: £100.00, Third: £50.00,

           Highly Commended: £20 x 3, Commended: £10 x 3.

First Publication: The winning and commended poems will be published in Sentinel Literary Quarterly magazine
online and print (January – March 2018) issue on 31st January 2018)

Competition Details:

Poems may be on any subject or style and must not have been previously published, or posted on a website or blog. Poems posted on members-only writing groups for workshop purposes as part of the creative process are not deemed to have been previously published. Poems must also not be under consideration for publication or accepted for publication elsewhere. Poets of all nationalities living anywhere in the world are eligible to enter.

Length: Maximum 50 lines per poem

Entry Fees: £4/1 poem, £7/2 poems, £9/3 poems, £11/4 poems, £12.00/5 poems. (You may enter as many poems as you wish – with the applicable fees.)

Judge:Picture1 Abegail Morley’s most recent collection, The Skin Diary is published by Nine Arches Press. Her debut, How to Pour Madness into a Teacup, was shortlisted for the Forward Prize. Her pamphlet, In the Curator’s Hands has just been published by Indigo Dreams Publishing. Abegail has been named as one of the five British poets to watch in 2017 by the Huffington Post, blogs at The Poetry Shed and is co-editor of Against the Grain Poetry Press.


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