Poetry Space Competition 2017

I am delighted to announce that our judge for the 2017 poetry competition will be Michael Di Placido.

The competition is open for entries from 20th November 2016 and will remain open until the deadline of June 30th, 2017.

The competition is in its 8th year and there will be prizes of £250, £100 and £50 for the top 3, along with publication of the winning and commended poems (20 in all) in the prize winners’ anthology.



Michael Di Placido

It is just £5, to enter a single poem on any theme. Friends of Poetry Space ( ie supporters who pay a small yearly subscription to support our work ) can enter 2 poems for £5. There is no limit on entry but no poet can win more than one cash prize.

Entries accepted from anywhere in the world. Poems must 40 lines or less and all poems must be previously unpublished. No entry form required. Simply pay online by PayPal or send cheque ( payable to Poetry Space Ltd) . Or if you are in the UK I can take card payments over the telephone.

Then send your entries as a word attachment to susan@poetryspace.co.uk adding a cover sheet with all the poem titles and your full contact details: name, address, email address and telephone number. Please do not put names on the entries.

If you prefer to send poems by post the address is:

Poetry Space Competition 2017

21 Davis Close

Barrs Court


BS30 7BU

For more about Michael Di Placido and Poetry Space Competition including the last two years winnners go to Poetry Space Competition.