Artlyst Art To Poetry Competition

Deadline: 2 Mar 2020

The Artlyst Art to Poetry Award celebrating ekphrastic poetry is open to all poets worldwide aged 18 or over. Entrants may submit as many poems as they wish so long as they are based on an artwork. This can be in the form of a painting, sculpture installation, video, or fine art photograph.

The competition’s judging panel will include poet, novelist, and art critic Sue Hubbard, and judges from Artlyst and The Poetry Society. There are awards of £1,000, £300 and three runners-up prizes of £50. There will also be a special young peoples’ which is free to enter if you are 11-17. All winners will be invited to an awards ceremony at a London art gallery and be published on Artlyst and The Poetry Society websites.

The competition deadline is 11.59 pm on 2nd March 2020. All entries must be made online via The Poetry Society’s submission portal. 

It is recommended that all entrants read the rules carefully before entering.

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