Poetry opportunities

Submissions & Competitions

See our latest opportunities below for new and experiences writers!

All results from Competitions and Submissions will be announced on this up to 1 calendar month after the individual closing dates.

We ask for original work for all submissions and please avoid dual submissions (we prefer that if you submit work to be considered that it is not submitted elsewhere). We want new, fresh work and not work previously published, online or in print.

Annual Anthology Submissions

Each year we publish an annual anthology to celebrate the work of a selected submissions. This is a general submission and is open to writers of all levels to submit to. The aim is to provide a platform to share work and give an opportunity for some to be published.

Due to high demand we can featured everyones work.

Submission Criteria

Please send submissions to the link provided below after payment (or if a member directly using the link) with the subject line GPS Annual Anthology Submission and formatted in 11 point type.

Submissions for the 2019 round is April 1st to 30th August 2019.

The cost to submit your work is £5 for 1 poem. GPS Members free entry.

Submission Steps

  1. Pay for your entry (members go straight to EMAIL YOUR WORK)

  2. EMAIL YOUR WORK

 
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V10 Pamphlet Submission

The V10 Pamphlet is a submission based publication for the best poetry to be featured. 10 poems by 10 Poets are featured and we have a growing following of poets hungry to gain inclusion in the exclusive publication, but we want more, so send in your work for consideration.

Submission Criteria

Please send submissions to the link provided below after payment (or if a member directly using the link) with the subject line V10 Pamphlet Submission and formatted in 11 point type.

Submissions for the 2019 round is December 1st to 31st January 2020.

The cost to submit your work is £5 for up to 5 poems. GPS Members free entry.

Submission Steps

  1. Pay for your entry (members go straight to EMAIL YOUR WORK)

  2. EMAIL YOUR WORK

V20 Annual Full Pamphlet Submission - New for 2019!

This is an amazing opportunity that gives one poet the prestige of being selected to have their own full pamphlet published. This open to new and experienced poets, published or unpublished.

Submission Criteria

Please send submissions to the link provided below after payment with the subject line V20 Pamphlet Submission and formatted in 11 point type.

Submissions for the 2019 round is April 1st to 31st July 2019.

The cost to submit your work is £15 for up 20 poems.

The winner of each Full Pamphlet Submission will receive a complimentary 50 printed copies.

Submission Steps

  1. Pay for your entry (members go straight to EMAIL YOUR WORK)

  2. EMAIL YOUR WORK

GPS Annual Poetry Competition - New for 2019!

Launching for 2019 is our new general poetry competition which will be open to submissions from poets of all levels. Watch this space for further details of the competition criteria and prizes, sign up for our news or check our Facebook Pages.

Submission Criteria

Please send submissions to the link provided below after payment (or if a member directly using the link) with the subject line GPS Annual Open Poetry Competition and formatted in 11 point type.

Submissions for the 2019 round is April 1st to 30th August 2019.

The cost to submit your work is £5 for up to 5 poems.

Competition Prizes

  • Guaranteed opportunity to perform as a featured poet at one event during The Gloucester Poetry Society.

  • Guaranteed inclusion into our Annual Anthology.

Submission Steps

  1. Pay for your entry (members go straight to EMAIL YOUR WORK)

  2. EMAIL YOUR WORK