Poetry Prize – Bloomsbury and the National Literacy Trust

Poetry Prize 2015 From Bloomsbury Publishing and the National Literacy Trust.

Write a short poem about reading and books and it could be used to inspire children across the country!  All forms of poetry are accepted, from sonnets to free verse to rap. Send us your poems inspired by reading and literature, and one of them could feature in a poster campaign in schools across the UK.

The prize also includes:

A brand new iPad

£250 of Bloomsbury titles

A framed copy of the finished poster featuring your poem Exclusive celebration event to reveal the prize-winner

Two runners-up will also be chosen, and all short-listed poets will be invited to the celebration event.

Submit your poetry by midnight on 31 August 2015 for your chance to win. Please note this competition is open to all aged 16+.

100% of entry fees go towards the work of the National Literacy Trust empowering children and young people by giving them the skills they need to succeed.