They must be original and not previously published .
Entrants must be over 18 and live or study in the British Isles.
Full rules and to enter here.
Winning and commended poets will be invited to read their entries at a gala evening prize-giving at Friargate Theatre, York, on March 26, 2017.
The prize-giving event will also feature a reading by Antony Dunn who is the sole judge of the competition and will read every entry.
Poets may enter as many poems as they wish. The minimum entry fee is £5 for a single poem. For an entry fee of £10, poets may submit two or three poems.
Deadline: February 28, 2017