Acumen Literary Journal International Poetry Competition



February 26
Acumen Literary Journal International Poetry Competition


Nearly £2000 in prizes Judges: Martyn Crucefix and Mimi Khalvati
FIRST PRIZE £1,000 + five years’ subscription to Acumen
SECOND PRIZE £400 + three year’s subscription to Acumen
THIRD PRIZE £200 + two year’s subscription to Acumen
SPECIAL PRIZE for best current subscriber’s entry: £100
Additionally, six highly-commended poets will receive £25 +a subscription to Acumen;
10 commended poets will receive a year’s subscription to Acumen
ENTRY FEES: £5.00 per poem or 5 poems for £20
Current subscribers can enter one extra poem free (including those subscribing with entry)
Enter online at
Or request/download entry form, or from Acumen, 6 The Mount, Higher, Furzeham, Brixham, Devon TQ5 8Q

Literary Journal is an independently published poetry magazine which has been edited for 35 years by Patricia Oxley.

It publishes all poems on merit, not being influenced by gender, ethnicity, religion, fame or anything other than the quality of the poem


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