Girton College’s National Jane Martin Poetry Prize opens for 2018

Girton College is delighted to invite entries for the 2018 Jane Martin Poetry Prize. Now in its eighth year, the national prize for young poets is a key part of the College’s support for poetry and will be of interest to all those who are serious about literary excellence.

The competition will be judged by experts drawn from across the literary world and academia. We are thrilled that this year the panel will be led by Adrian Poole and Jeremy Noel-Tod. The winner will receive a cash prize of £700 and will have an opportunity to give a reading at a celebratory event at Girton College, at which the prize will be awarded. There will also be a second prize of £300 cash.

The competition opens on 22 January 2018 and closes at noon on 19 March 2018. Please find the 2018 information pack and entry rules here.

Click here to enter the 2018 Jane Martin Poetry Prize.