Poetry Contest

Theme

In these uniquely challenging times, we encourage young poets to raise their voices and share a message with the world. We are seeking poems about FREEDOM.

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Submission

Open to persons up to the age of 25.

Submissions by 10:59 pm GMT May 1st, 2021.

Download the entry form here. Please send submissions to poetry@fses.org

The winner will receive £350, and their poem will be published on our website, and our Facebook and Twitter accounts.

 Choosing the winner

Our committee of judges will choose one winner based on:

  • Originality
  • Creativity
  • Technical skill

The winner will be notified on or before 15th August 2021. The judges’ decision will be final. No individual feedback will be given on the poems submitted.

 Prize

The winner will receive £350, and their poem will be published on our website and our Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Acceptance of the prize grants the right for the School of Philosophy and Economic Science to use the poem and the poet’s name in their publicity, on the website and in social media.

Rights to the poem remain with the poet.

See full rules in the Poetry Contest Brochure