National Poetry Competition 

We've pulled together additional content and resources related to the National Poetry Competition. We hope you enjoy them. More things that might help you put your entry together for the 2014 competition will be made available in the lead-up to the deadline.

Features and articles


The 2013 NPC winner Linda France discusses her winning entry, how to write for poetry competitions (or not) and gives advice to prospective entrants of this year's competition, in this podcast. You can listen to the whole thing below, or jump to: Linda's compilation of her winning entry (1:30); (not) writing poems for competitions (4:27); or her advice for prospective entrants (4:38).

  Email: Robyn Donaldson
Telephone: 020 7420 9880 

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