2021 Young Poets Competition

The Wells Festival of Literature 2021 has now opened its poetry competition.

The prizes for the Young Poets competition is £150 for first, £75 for second, and £50 for third. All three prize winners will also receive a year’s subscription to the Poetry Society.


  • Entrants are limited to only one entry 
  • Entrants must be aged between 16 to 22 inclusive
  • The deadline for entries is 30 June 2021
  • All entries must be anonymous.
  • Entries must be typed 1.5 or double-spaced text.
  • Put the title and page number on each page of your entry.
  • Poems may be on any subject.
  • Poems must not exceed 35 lines of text in length.

For more information, please visit Wells Festival of Literature 2021.

Posted in 2020/2021, News.