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The 2017 Suffolk Young Poets Competition is now open for entries


It is open to all young people up to the age of 18, living in Suffolk or attending a Suffolk school in 2016-2017


Poems may be on any subject and in any form


Poems may be typed or hand-written


A maximum of three poems per entrant


Each poem should begin on a separate page


The writer’s name, age (on 31 July 2017) and home or school address must be included on each page


Poems cannot be returned so please keep a copy


The closing date for entries is Friday 28 July 2017


Send your entries to:

Suffolk Young Poets Competition

Poetry People

The Cut, 9 New Cut

Halesworth, Suffolk IP19 8BY




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