The Rialto working with the RSPBBirdLife International and the Cambridge Conservation Initiative

Poems are invited that deal with any aspect of nature and place – these terms will be given a wide interpretation by the judge.


1st prize – £1000
2nd prize – £500
3rd prize – A place on a creative writing course
at Tŷ Newydd Writing Centre in 2018


A personal tour with Mark Cocker of his most cherished wildlife places in East Anglia.
A personal tour with Nick Davies of his beloved Wicken Fen to learn about his research there.

Closing Date March 1st 2018

Further essential information including full submission details can be found at the Rialto website