Magma Poetry Competition 2018-2019

12th January 2019

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone.

The competition is organized by the Magma Poetry magazine.

There are two categories:
The Judge’s Prize – poems of 11 to 50 lines. Award-winning poet Andrew McMillan is the judge for the Judge’s Prize.
The Editors’ Prize – poems of up to 10 lines. The Editors’ Prize is judged by a panel of five Magma Editors.

All poems must be previously unpublished.

Entry fees
The entry fees are £5 for the first poem, £4 for the second and £3.50 for the third and each subsequent poem.

• Editors’ Prize
1st prize: £1,000
2nd prize: £300
3rd prize: £150

• Judge’s Prize
1st prize: £1,000
2nd prize: £300
3rd prize: £150

Please visit to learn more about the competition.