Writers Bureau Poetry Competition

The Writers Bureau, Britain’s leading creative writing correspondence college, is once again sponsoring a Poetry Competition for 2011.

Prize money totalling more than £1,000 can be won for poems of up to 40 lines, on any theme.

The judge will be Alison Chisholm, a prolific and widely published poet. She is a popular speaker and workshop leader, and contributes regularly to Writers News and Writing Magazine.

First Prize is £500, second prize £300, third prize £200 and fourth prize £100. All winners will be published on the Writers Bureau website and the First Prize poem will appear in print in Freelance Market News.

The entry fee for each poem is £5.00 and the closing date for entries is 31st December 2011.

For further details, to download an entry form or to enter online visit:

If you require an entry form by post or have any queries, please contact:

The Competition Secretary
The Writers Bureau
8-10 Dutton Street
M3 1LE

Tel: 0161 819 9922


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