FIRST PRIZE: £1000, SECOND PRIZE: £500, THIRD PRIZE: £250 There is also a prize for the best poem by a Hampshire-based poet.
In addition to receiving cash prizes longlisted poets will be invited to read at a special prize-giving event in October 2020. Winning and commended poems will also be published in a competition anthology.
The competition is open to all entries of original, previously unpublished work.
Judge: Jo Bell
Entry Fee: £5.00 for the first poem and £4.00 for each subsequent poem.
Contact: For full details see the Winchester Poetry Festival website.
There is a Pay-it-Forward scheme to support poets on low incomes.