For a small group the Slipstream Poets run a BIG annual competition. They have just opened the 2013 competition and for more details click here.
- Closing date 31 January 2013
- Open theme
- 1st prize £250, 2nd £100, 3rd £75 and 2 highly commended prizes of £10, plus publication on the website by end March 2013
- Adjdicator is Roselle Angwin
- Poems must not exceed 60 lines and not be previously published or posted on the internet
- Entrance fee: £3 per poem, 4 for £10, 6 for £12
- All West Sussex poets are also judged by Paul Ward for best poem in West Sussex category. Prize is £25 and The Jim Johnston 'Chanctonbury Cup'.
You can read 2012 winning poems here. We particularly loved The Ice Storm (2012 winner), a very visual and haunting poem.