The 2019 Charles Causley International Poetry Competition is now open for entries.

The Causley Trust are excited to announce that this year’s competition will be judged by Michael Rosen.

Furthermore, they are now able to accept competition entries and payments online. They will still accept postal entries – please read the Rules of Entry for details.

The closing date for the competition is midnight on Monday 11 November 2019 and the winners will be announced in the New Year.

  • The 1st prize winner will receive £2,000 plus a one week writing residency at Cyprus Well, Charles Causley’s former home in Launceston.
  • The 2nd prize winner will receive £250 and the third prize winner will receive £100.
  • Five Highly Commended poets whose work shows particular promise will each receive £30.

Further essential information, including full submission guidelines and online entry form can be found on the Charles Causley Trust website.