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National Poetry Day

Win the CLiPPA shortlist!


To celebrate the announcement of the new CLiPPA shortlist we’ve got a special competition – you can win a set of the six brilliant poetry books in the running for the award.

Kate Wakeling won the CLiPPA in 2017 for her collection Moon Juice

To enter our competition, send us an illustration of Kate’s poem Comet, or an illustration inspired by your own favourite poem.

Watch Kate perform Comet below:

Ready to enter?

Send your illustrations to:

Poetry Reading Club Competition,
National Poetry Day,
Somerset House,

or email them to poetryday@forwardartsfoundation.org by Monday 4th June 2018.

Don’t forget to send us your name, age and address too!

Terms and conditions

1. The Promoter is National Poetry Day, which has its registered office at Forward Arts Foundation, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA
2. The competition period will start at 9am on Friday 27th April 2018 and end at midnight on 4th June 2018. After this date no further entries to the competition will be permitted.
3. To enter, entrants should send their illustration to National Poetry Day, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA or email it with their name, address and age to poetryday@forwardartsfoundation.org with the subject line ‘Summer Reading Challenge Poetry Club CLiPPA Competition’
4. The Competition is open to children aged 11 and under on 4th June 2018.
5. The Competition is only open to entrants in the UK.
6. By entering the Competition, you accept these terms and conditions.
7. Each qualifying entry will be entered into a competition to win a set of the six books shortlisted for the CLiPPA 2018.
8. There will be one winner.
9. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
10. The Winner will be notified via email no later than 12th June 2018. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 7 days of notification, the Organiser reserves the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
12. National Poetry Day shall not be responsible for any inaccurate contact details provided by Qualifying Entrants/Winners in accordance with paragraph 10 above, which results in the Prize not being delivered.
13. The Prize is non-transferable and non-negotiable. No cash alternative will be offered.
14. National Poetry Day’s decision will be final and binding. No correspondence will be entered into.
15. We are sorry but entries will not be returned.
16. These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of England.