Details below for two poetry competitions with closing dates in the next couple of months:
Buzzwords Open Poetry Competition
Previously unpublished poetry of up to 70 lines is requested for this competition, which has a closing date of 31st July 2011. There's a first prize of £600 and a range of runners-up awards. More information is available here.
ScotsCare/A London Scot poetry competition
Original poems of up to 40 lines on the theme of "A Scot in London" are requested. The poetry competition is free to enter and there is a £1,000 first prize. Entries should be received by 31st August 2011. Further details can be found here.