Red Squirrel Press poetry competition

Red Squirrel Press are running the Fourth Annual James Kirkup Memorial Poetry Competition.

CLOSING DATE: 30 December 2012

Prize: Publication of a 28 page pamphlet. Winner receives 50 free copies

Judges: Anne Connolly, Elizabeth Rimmer


Entry fee is £5 via PayPal or cheque, please make cheques payable to ‘Red Squirrel Press Ltd’

  • You may enter up to 4 poems.
  • Poems may be up to 40 lines on any subject.
  • You must be over 18 years of age.
  • Your poem(s) should be typed on one side of A4 paper.
  • Your poem(s) will not be returned to you.
  • Poem(s) must be in English (or English dialect).
  • Poem(s) must not have won or be under consideration in other poetry competitions.
  • Poem(s) must not be a translation of another poet’s work.
  • Anyone published/ scheduled to be published by Red Squirrel Press is not eligible to enter.
  • Red Squirrel Press regrets entries by email will NOT be accepted.

Please send entries to:

James Kirkup Poetry Comp
Red Squirrel Press
Briery Hill Cottage
United Kingdom
NE61 6ES

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