The Guernsey Literary Festival, together with the generous support of Guernsey Post, presents a competition that could deliver your work to thousands of readers.
Winning entries will be displayed
- on Guernsey buses
- a smaller selection will take part in a second, larger display at Guernsey Airport, then all over the islands.
Poems on the Move
Your poem could be on show in 2019. The Guernsey Literary Festival, together with the Guernsey Arts Commission and the generous support of Guernsey Post, presents a competition that could deliver your work to thousands of readers.
Winning entries are selected in two phases: 21 poems will be chosen, and 9 of these will take part in a second, larger display, first at Guernsey Airport, then all over the island.
Please view the PDF for samples of the Poems on the Buses and the Poems on the Move poster layout. Entries must be no longer than 14 lines and must fit on a single A4 page.
Guernsey Literary Festival 2019
Guernsey’s natural beauty, and its picturesque harbour town of St Peter Port, make the island an exceptional location for a literary festival. The seventh Guernsey Literary Festival takes place from 1st-6th May 2019. We offer a varied and energetic celebration of literature with something for everyone – from aspiring writers to families looking for a fun day out.
For details of the usual heady mix of writers, talks, workshops and performance visit www.guernseyliteraryfestival.com.
We invite you to join us for the International Poetry Competition Winners’ Reading on 1st May 2019.