Betjeman Poetry Prize

Winners will be published in an anthology and receive prizes for their school

Betjeman Poetry Prize


Now until 31 July 2019


Children aged 10-13 years

Prizes and outcomes

Students are invited to write on the theme of ‘place’. The top 50 poems will be printed in the BPP 2018 anthology. The winning poet will be crowned Laureate for 12 months, receiving £500 and £5,000 for their school, plus family Eurostar tickets. Six finalists will be invited on a four-day poetry camp in May 2019.