Deadline: April 1, 2024

Entry fee: £7

About the competition

The Rialto working in association with the RSPBBirdLife InternationalCambridge Conservation Initiative and The University of Leeds Poetry Centre.

Poems are invited that deal with any aspect of nature and place – these terms will be given a wide interpretation by the judge Zaffar Kunial.

Closing Date April 1st 2024.

1st prize – £1000
2nd prize – £500
3rd prize – £250

Competition guideline

  • Closing date of the Competition is midnight on April 1 2024.
  • The Competition is open to anyone over the age of 18, other than Rialto team members and staff of the RSPB, CCI, UK staff of BirdLife International and the University of Leeds Poetry Centre.
  • Poems must have a title and must be no more than 40 lines, excluding the title, and be typed in black ink on one side of A4.
  • Poems must be the original work of the entrant and must not have been published, self-published or published online or broadcast. Poems are judged anonymously so the poet’s name address etc., MUST NOT appear on the poem.
  • Poems must be written in English.
  • Read the whole guideline and submit your entry here.
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