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2017 Basil Bunting Poetry Competition now open!

We are now accepting entries to the  Basil Bunting Poetry Competition!

The competition is open to all poets internationally and has a top prize of £1000.

We are also running the  Basil Bunting Young Person's Poetry Prize, which is open to all UK poets aged 19 and under, divided into two categoried: 14-and-under and 15-19.

Details of both competitions can be found at

published on: 5 January 2017