The Alpine Fellowship Poetry Prize 2024
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN.
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.
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.