The Writers' centre kingston Knives Forks & Spoons Press Poetry Prize

Open for submissions until March 1st 2018, this new prize for poetry is for Kingston University students, staff and alumni only. Applicants from any background may apply, the only condition they have previously studied, or currently study, or previously worked, or currently work, at Kingston University. There is no entrance fee.

Submissions should be sent to with the subject line reading your name - Kingston University prize submission

  • Submissions due by March 1st
  • The manuscript must be attached to the email, not in the email body.
  • It is must be in pdf format.
  • It must be 40 pages minimum length.
  • Innovative understandings of poetry welcome - submissions of what might be deemed text art, visual poetry, conceptual poetry, prose poetry, found poetry, collage poetry, concrete poetry etc... are very much applicable, but not necessarily preferred over other kinds of poetry.
  • 1st prize: £250 and publication with Knives Forks and Spoons Press. The author will receive complimentary copies of their books and inclusion in Blackpool Illuminations.... 
  • Other submissions will be considered for publication, with usual terms and conditions (found here ... )

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