The Eric Gregory Awards

The Eric Gregory Awards, for a collection by poets under the age of 30, were founded in 1960 by the late Dr Eric Gregory for the encouragement of young poets.

Entry to the 2019 prize is now closed.

Important information

  • The deadline for entries is 31st October 2018 at 5pm.
  • Winners will receive a prize fund worth approximately £20,000 – though this varies year to year. Last year's winners received £28,350 (£4,050 between 7 poets).
  • Awards are given annually.
  • The financial circumstances of the writer should be taken into account.
  • Submissions must be typed.

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