Poems may be on any subject or style and must not have been previously published, or posted on a website or blog. Poems posted on members-only writing groups for workshop purposes as part of the creative process are not deemed to have been previously published. Poems must also not be under consideration for publication or accepted for publication elsewhere. Poets of all nationalities living anywhere in the world are eligible to enter.
Length: Maximum 50 lines per poem
Entry Fees: £4/1 poem, £7/2 poems, £9/3 poems, £11/4 poems, £12.00/5 poems. (You may enter as many poems as you wish – with the applicable fees.)
Prizes: First: £200.00, Second: £100.00, Third: £50.00,
Highly Commended: £20 x 3, Commended: £10 x 3.
First Publication: The winning and commended poems will be published in Sentinel Literary Quarterly magazine online (April - June 2017 issue on 30th April, 2017)
Results due: 15th July 2017 announced in Sentinel Literary Quarterly magazine online at: http://www.sentinelquarterly.com/results.htm
Judge: Anthony Watts, author of The Shell Gatherer
Competition Administration: Sentinel Poetry Movement
Enter Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition - on-going international open every 3 months...since 2009