Poetry (X5 Entries)


Poetry (X5 Entries)


Enter 1,3 or 5 poems and/or Flash Fictions by clicking the appropriate icon on the previous page. 

Continue if you are submitting 5 Poems.

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Further info:

The prize in each category is €300. The winners and runners up will receive free admission to all Allingham Festival events and be invited to read their work at the Festival on Saturday, November 7, 2015. The deadline for receipt of entries is midnight on Friday, September 18th. A shortlist of entries will be published on the website in mid October.

You may submit up to 8 poems, maximum 40 lines per poem; And up to 8 flash fictions, maximum 700 words each (or short-short stories, or sudden, postcard, minute fictions, or furious, fast, quick, skinny, micro fictions... read http://www.writing-world.com/fiction/flash.shtml for more).

Your entries (whether online or posted hardcopy) MUST NOT have any identifying name on them. You may enter previously published work, but NOT poetry or flash fiction that has previously won any writing competition. 

Entries must be typed. Entrants must be over 18. 

The entry fee for both competitions is €5 for 1 entry, €8 for 2, €12 for 3 entries, €15 for 4 entries, €18 for 5 entries, €20 for 6 entries, €22 for 7 entries, €24 for 8 entries

Entries can be submitted online or by post.

Entries will not be returned and no correspondence about decisions will be entered into.

In your submission please note:
The number of entries submitted
The title of each entry
Your name
Postal address
Email address
Contact phone number

We would appreciate your patience with our online submission ecommerce set up. We are in test mode this year and although we don't foresee any issues, we may encounter technical difficulties along the way.

If you are encountering any problems with the ecommerce submission, please email us at allinghamcompetitions@gmail.com, with the subject field noting "Poetry Competition" or "Flash Fiction Competition”.

Any feedback this on online payment service would be greatly appreciated.    

Many thanks