Deadline: September 20th 2021


The oxford Brooks Poetry Center’s International Poetry Competition celebrates the power of poetry across the globe!
Please read the procedures below and then pay for your entries by visiting our online shop.
The competition is open yearly to all poets aged 18 and above from across the world and has two groups:
• Open category (open to all poets aged 18 years and above)
• English as an Additional Language (EAL) category (available to all poets aged 18 and above who write in English as an Additional Language)

Deadline: September 20th, 2021
The winners of each category will receive 1000 EUROs and both runners up 200 EUROs.
We are glad to say that this year`s judge is the highly- honored and award-winning poet Will Harris. Read on for more Info.

The competition entrance fee is 5 EUROs for each of your first three entries and then 4 EUROs for every successive poem. Entrants may submit a maximum of ten poems, following the procedures in the Oxford Brookes Online Shop. All entries must be un circulated work. Please read the full competition criteria and terms and conditions before joining. They are available on this page.

The competition will commence with entries on Monday 21 June 2021 at 01:00 (UK time) and will closes on Monday 20th September 2021 at 23:00 BST/22:00 GMT. The results will be announced in late October 2021 and we will e-mail all entrants to let them know about the victors and members who are shortlisted.
There are two procedures to joining the competition:

1. Please visit the Brookes Shop and click on Book Event’. Then you can register as a new customer if need be and pay for your entry/entries.
2. Mark your entries either EAL or OPEN in the top right-hand corner of each entry and e-mail them, one poem per file, as a Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx), a Rich Text Format (.rtf), or PDF file (.pdf) file and send to: poetrycomp@brookes.ac.uk you may attach several poems to your e-mail, but kindly ensure that they are in separate files. Please also ensure that your name does not appear anywhere in the poem. This is because the competition is judged anonymously.

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You will receive an automated e-mail in response, confirming that we have gotten your poem/s. please note that there is no entry form for this competition. The Poetry Center will compare the information you submit via the Shop with your e-mailed poems.


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