Poetry Rivals 2016

Taking poetry from the page to the stage!

2009 Winners

Poetry Rivals poetry competition offers great prizes. Below you can see our 2009 winners.

Over 18s Poetry Prizes
1st Prize - A publishing contract or £1,000
2nd Prize - £100
3rd Prize - £50

Under 18s Poetry Prizes
The under 18s will be split into two categories, 14 and under and 15-18, each winner will receive a laptop.


Under 18s Winner

Cleo Henry (aged 14), won a laptop with her poem 'Child Snatcher'.

Read Child Snatcher.

Under 18s Runners Up

Rachel Gaffney & Beth Cortese both won their very own copy of ‘I Eat Squirrels – Poetry For Kids’ by A F Harrold.

Over 18s Winners

Andrew Barber, won a publishing contract with his poem 'Money God'

Read 'Money God'.