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The Shepton Mallet Snowdrop Festival Poetry Competition

sun07janAll DayThe Shepton Mallet Snowdrop Festival Poetry CompetitionCategoryPoetryInternationalEntry Fee£4 Max word count30 lines Top Prize£300 and publication

Event Details

Accepting poetry in any style or genre. Theme: Nature Unbound.

Three age groups: 18 & Over, 12 to 17, 11 & Under.

Judge: Multi award-winning poet Wendy Pratt.


  • 18 & Over – £300
  • 12 to 17 – £100
  • 11 & Under – £50

All shortlisted poems will be published in a printed booklet.

We are keen to encourage quality submissions, so suggest writers to check their stories before submitting using Prowritingaid. They have free and paid versions and are the best writing software we know to help improve grammar, readability and check for repetition, ‘sticky’ sentences and suggest alternatives.

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