Poem About Space, Young Poets Competition, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Young Poets Competition

2019 Young Poets Competition


Write a Poem about Space

Top prize: a £50 book token!

Who can enter?

Anyone aged 5 to 12 years

What is the deadline?

Friday 5th July 2019

How to enter:

Simply write a poem on the theme of space but no more than 600 words.
Send it in a WORD document ONLY please to story@budlitfest.org.uk with the file name being your name and age, and with your name, address and date of birth at the top of your document


Deliver it to Budleigh Library, Exmouth Library or Sidmouth Library in an envelope but mark your entry with your name, age and address.

The small print:

  1. The Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  2. All entries must be in English, original and must not have been published or have won competitions elsewhere. Authors will retain the copyright to their individual submissions.
  3. Poems must be a maximum of 600 words.
  4. The competition is open to children from 5 years to 12 years at date of submission living in the UK.
  5. Poems can be written on the topic of space and must not be offensive or defamatory.
  6. We accept only one submission per entry. All entries must comply with entry requirements.
  7. Entries will not be accepted after the closing date.
  8. Writers will be notified before the launch of the Festival on 18th September 2019.
  9. By entering and supplying your email address you are allowing us to notify you about the Budleigh Salteron Literary Festival. Your information will not be shared with any third parties.
  10. Budleigh Salteron Literary Festival is a registered charity (No.1127885) in England and company limited by guarantee.
Poem About Space, Young Poets Competition, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival