Autumn Competition

Autumn Poetry Competition 2011

This open competition has a suggested theme of

“My Place”

but poems on any subject are welcome

Maximum length 40 lines

1st prize £25, 2nd prize £10, 3rd prize £5

Entry £2 for 1 poem, £3 for 3 poems, £4 for 5 poems

Closing date: 30th October 2011

Major prize winners will be informed by post. Winning poems and a selection of highly commended and commended poems will be published on the S&SWG website

Conditions of Entry:

Poems with foul language or explicit sexual content will not be considered. Entry fees will not be refunded. SAE for return of work. All entries must be typed clearly on one side of an A4 sheet using a standard 11 or 12 point font. Entrant;s names to be shown on cover sheet only.

Entrants will need to enclose a cover sheet to include:



Contact number/email

Number of poems entered

A list of titles

A cheque for entry fee (or cash if handed in at the Sittingbourne Forum)

Entries can be sent to:

The Secretary S&SWG ℅, 29 Manor Road, Rushenden, Queenborough, Isle of Sheppey, Kent.

-OR- hand in entry at the SAFForum shop in an envelope with cash payment or cheque.

To follow progress click the link to Sheppey Writers website. 


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