Winchester Poetry Prize 2024

8th April 2024

The Winchester Poetry Prize 2024 is now open for entries, until 31st July. Prizes are as follows:

1st prize: £1000
2nd prize: £500
3rd prize: £250
The Kathryn Bevis Prize will be awarded for the best poem written by a Hampshire-based poet.

​Judge: Clare Shaw

Entry fee: £6 for first poem, £5 for subsequent poems

Closing Date: 31 July 2024 (11:59pm UK time) 

The longlist will be announced in mid September and winners will be announced live at Winchester Poetry Day at The ARC on Saturday 5th October 2024. Winning and commended poems will be published in a competition anthology that will be available on the day.

Find all the details on how to enter here.