The Alpine Fellowship Poetry Prize 2024

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Awarded for the best poetic response on the theme of ‘Language’.


The winner and runners-up will receive cash prizes and will be invited to attend our annual symposium. We will offer up to £500 travel expenses to help with travel to the event and meals and accommodation during the symposium dates are also covered.

2024 symposium - dates and venue to be announced.

First place: £3,000

Second place: £1,000

Third place: £1,000


  • Open to all nationalities.

  • Applicants must be aged 18 or above at the time of entry.

  • All entries must be written in English.

  • Applicants can only enter one of our prizes.

  • Limited to one entry per person.

  • Applicants must commit to using some of their prize money to attend our symposium - details coming soon.

  • You may submit one poem or a collection of poems as long as ALL the poems in the collection speak to the theme.

  • There is a maximum of 500 words per entry.

  • There is no minimum required word count.

  • Submissions will be judged anonymously, so please ensure that your name does not appear anywhere on your work.

  • Due to the volume of applications, the judge’s decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into following the results.

Key dates:

Applications open: 1st January 2024
Applications close: 1st March 2024 at 23:59 (UK time)

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*Please note: we reserve the right to change any aspect of our prizes at any point during the submission or judging process, or to not award a prize if we wish.



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