Verve Poetry Festival City Poetry Competition, 2018

Verve Poetry Festival is delighted to offer City Poetry Competition. The competition is open to anyone aged 16 or over. The authors of the best fifteen poems will be invited to read alongside six commissioned poets at our City Poetry Event at Verve 2018!

Application deadline is November 25, 2017.


  • Subject: City Poetry Competition
  • Organization:  Verve Poetry Festival
  • Languages: English
  • Deadline:25th Nov,2017
  • Requirement: Anyone aged 16 or over

Host Institution

Verve is a four day festival of world-class poetry and spoken word, with readings, performances, workshops, children’s events and more in the heart of Birmingham city center.With so many brilliant poetry festivals around the country, they are fiercely committed to making Verve look, sound and feel different right from the start.