Forest Poets

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

2019 Waltham Forest Poetry Competition 

Closing Date: MONDAY 7 OCTOBER 2019 (midnight UK time). Visit the competition website for rules and more ways to enter. 

Theme: Where I'm From.

Our judge is Graham Clifford, published poet and a head teacher in Waltham Forest. His latest collection is called Well, published by Against the Grain. 

Maximum 6 poems, up to 40 lines, not including title.  

Adult and Young Poet prizes, plus the opportunity to be published in our 'Where I'm From' anthology. In addition to the main prizes, entrants will also be considered for Local Prizes if they live, work or study in Waltham Forest at the  time of entering the competition. All winning and Commended poets will be invited to read at our award ceremony alongside Graham Clifford.   


Forest Poets