december, 2021

31decAll DayThe Moth Poetry PrizeInternationalEntry Fee:€15 Max word count:No limit Top Prize:€6,000

The Moth Poetry Prize

Event Details

The competition is organized by The Moth, an international arts and literature magazine, based in Ireland.

 The Moth Poetry Prize is one of the biggest prizes in the world for a single unpublished poem. The prize is open to anyone, as long as the poem is previously unpublished, and each year it attracts thousands of entries from new and established poets from over 50 countries worldwide.

The Prize is for a single unpublished poem. You can write on any subject and there is no line limit.

The competition is open to anyone over the age of 16. Entries must be in English.

You can enter as as many poems as you like.

Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published, self-published, published online or broadcast.

This year’s judge is Warsan Shire.

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