- 1ST £1000
- 2nd £300 3rd £200
- Six Commended Prizes of £50
- Funniest Poem not winning another prize £100
The Norfolk Prize £100
awarded to the best poem from a permanent Norfolk resident not winning another prize
Entry Fee: £4 per poem; or £10 for 3 poems and £2.00 per poem thereafter
Sole Judge: Andrew McMillan
Andrew McMillan was born in South Yorkshire in 1988: his debut collection Physical is the first ever poetry collection to win The Guardian First Book Award, it also won the Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize, was short-listed for the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Costa Poetry Award, the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, the Roehampton Poetry Prize and long-listed for the Polari Prize; it won a 2014 Northern Writers’ Award, and both an Eric Gregory Award and a Somerset Maugham Award in 2016 from the Society of Authors. He lectures in Creative Writing at Liverpool John Moores University and lives in Manchester.
- Maximum of 40 lines (excluding title) on one side of A4.
- Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published, self-published, published on any web-site or broadcast.
- Entries must be your own original work and in English.
- Entries must show no name, address or identifying marks other than the title.
- Prizewinners will be notified in writing by 31st January 2017. The list of prizewinners will be displayed on the website after the prize-giving ceremony at Café Writers on 17th February 2017.
Enter online or by post details here