Poetry London Prize

Deadline: 26 Jun 2021

The Poetry London Prize is a major, internationally renowned award for a single outstanding poem.

Entries are open from 17 February to 26 June 2021. 

First Prize: £5,000

Second Prize: £2,000

Third Prize: £1,000

The first prize has been won by and helped launch the careers of many acclaimed poets, including Liz Berry, Niall Campbell, Richard Scott, Eleanor Penny, and Romalyn Ante. 

This year’s judge is Malika Booker, winner of the 2020 Forward Prize for Best Single Poem, Cave Canem Fellow, and lecturer in Poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University. 

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