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Oxford Poetry Prize (Deadline: August 31)

Oxford Poetry hosts the annual Oxford Poetry Prize, awarded for a single poem in the English language. The 2024 guest judge is Rachel Long. The winner of the Oxford Poetry Prize receives £1,000, the runner-up £200, and third place £100. The winning poets are also offered publication in Oxford Poetry. This year’s competition closes on August 31, 2024.

About the 2024 Guest Judge

Rachel Long’s debut collection, My Darling from the Lions (Picador, 2020 / Tin House, 2021), was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, The Costa Book Award, The Rathbones Folio Prize, and The Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award. The US edition featured in the New York Times Book Review and was named one of the 100 must-read books of 2021 by TIME.

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