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AUB International Poetry Prize 2021

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International Poetry Prize

To celebrate National Poetry Day 2020, The Creative Writing team at Arts University Bournemouth are excited to announce the launch of their inaugural poetry competition, the AUB International Poetry Prize.

The competition, with its theme of ‘Change’ is open to all writers over the age of 16 and will be judged by international award-winning poet _____________. An impressive prize of £500 is due to be awarded to the best entry, with two runner-up prizes and ten Highly Commended places up for grabs. Not only that, but all longlisted entries will be published in a celebratory anthology. The competition closes on July 2021.

Topic: Change

You can choose to write in any form or style of a poem in response to the theme of change. You can interpret it in any way. Whether it’s sharing a personal experience of change or observing it in the wider world, from life-changes to changing trains, we’re looking forward to seeing a variety of creative approaches.

Find out more (link to press release)

Judging Panel

Information about the judges with images

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