Enter the Poetry


1st prize £300, 2nd Prize £150 and 3rd prize worth £50 with several runner up prizes

The Contest

Entry Fee

The entry fees are £5 for the first poem, £3 for the second and any subsequent poems. South Bank Poetry subscribers benefit from reduced fees: £3 for all poems entered. You can subscribe to SBP when entering the competition in order to take advantage of the reduced rates by adding the relevant fee to the overall total paid.

Online Entries

When uploading please upload 2 files containing all your poems 1- with all your contact details on and 1- anonymous one.

You will be charged a very small admin and paypal fee when entering online. Please double check that your poems have been uploaded fully to the system before signing out. If you experience any issues please email editor@southbankpoetry.co.uk

Postal Entries

Another quick and easy way to enter is by post. Sending 2 copies of each poem entered. One copy with all your contact details on it and another copy that is anonymous, along with payment in the form of a cheque or postal order. Cheques should be made out to SOUTH BANK POETRY.

Enter the Poetry Competition

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