The Guernsey Literary Festival 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 2023. The Guernsey Literary Festival, together with Guernsey Arts, 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.
Entries must be no longer than 14 lines and must fit on a single A4 page.
Closing date: 15th January 2023
Guernsey Literary Festival 2023
Guernsey’s natural beauty, and its picturesque harbour town of St Peter Port, make the island an exceptional location for a literary festival. The eleventh Guernsey Literary Festival takes place from 10th – 14th May 2023. 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 more information on events in 2023 visit guernseyliteraryfestival.com
We invite you to join us for the International Poetry Competition Winners’ Reading on Wednesday 10th May 2023.