First prize for the Judge’s and Editors’ Prize is £1000, second prize £300 and third prize £150.
The six prize-winning poems will be published in Magma Poetry Magazine. Winning and commended poets will be invited to read their poems at a Magma Competition Event in Spring 2018.
- All poems must be previously unpublished
- Prizewinners will be notified individually before 1 March 2018. The results will also be published on the Magma Poetry website after the prize-giving event
- Copyright of each entry remains with the author, but Magma Poetry has the right to first publication of the winning poems in print and/or online within six months of the competition deadline.
The entry fees are £5 for the first poem, £4 for the second and £3.50 for the third and each subsequent poem.