Application Deadline: 11pm on Monday 6 August 2018.
The Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre is delighted to launch its 2018 International Poetry Competition to celebrate the power of poetry across the world.
The competition is open to both new and established poets aged 18 and over from across the globe and has two categories:
Open category (open to all poets aged 18 years and over)
English as an Additional Language (EAL) category (open to all poets aged 18 and over who write in English as an Additional Language)
The winners of each category will receive £1000 and both runners-up £200.
The competition deadline is 11pm on Monday 6 August 2018. It costs £5 to submit one poem or £4 per poem for more than three entries. Entrants may submit a maximum of ten poems, following the instructions in the Oxford Brookes Shop. All entries must be unpublished work. Please read the full competition criteria and terms and conditions before entering.
There are two steps to entering the competition:
1. Please visit the Brookes Shop and click on ‘Book Event’. Then you can register as a new customer and pay for your entry/entries.
2. Once you have paid, please e-mail your poems to
You will receive an automatic e-mail in response, confirming that we have received your poem/s. Please note that there is no entry form for this competition. The Poetry Centre will match the details you submit via the Shop with your e-mailed poems.
If you have questions about the competition, please consult our FAQs page. If your question isn’t answered there, contact us at:
Visit the Official Websiteof the Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre 2018 International Poetry Competition for more information.