1st March 2018
Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone over the age of 18.
The competition is organised by The Rialto magazine.
Poems are invited that deal with any aspect of nature and place – these terms will be given a wide interpretation by the judge.
Poems must have a title and must be no more than 40 lines, excluding the title.
Poems must be written in English.
Poems must be the original work of the entrant and must not have been published, self-published or published on online or broadcast.
Judge: Michael Longley
£6 for first poem £3.50 for each subsequent poem
• 1st prize: £1000
• 2nd prize: £500
• 3rd prize: A place on a creative writing course at Ty Newydd Writing Centre in 2018
Please visit https://www.therialto.co.uk/pages/nature-poetry-competition-2018/ to learn more about the competition.