Homepage – 2019 Underwater.

Thriftbooks.com Coupon Codes

Latest Posts


The 2019 Tower Competition First Prize Winner Lucy Prescott – Video

1st Prize: Lucy Prescott from Lakes School, Cumbria, with the poem “In a Room with Just Bedding”.  ... Read More →

The 2019 Tower Competition Second Prize Winner Lucy Thynne – Video

2nd Prize: Lucy Thynne from Lady Margaret School, London, with the poem “Learning to swim”.... Read More →

The 2019 Tower Competition Third Prize Winner Joseph Harrison – Video

3rd prize: Joseph Harrison from London Oratory School, with the poem “Thalassa”.... Read More →

Winners of the 2019 competition are announced

  The 2019 Tower Prize winners were announced on Wednesday during the annual prizegiving ceremony at Christ Church, attended by... Read More →


Find out how to enter for 2019…

Poetry Competition

The top six entries to the Tower Poetry Competition each year are invited to an award ceremony at Christ Church. Below, the winners from 2018 with the Dean of Christ Church, Martyn Percy.


Join our mailing list to receive our newsletter.

Your Email Address

Summer School 2018

The 2018 Tower Poetry Summer School for young poets aged between 18-23 was held 28-31 August 2018. The next Summer School will be in 2020.

Facebook Post

1 week ago

Tower Poetry

Joseph Harrison was awarded third prize by the judges for his poem ‘Thalassa’. When asked for advice on composing poems, Joseph recommended: ‘Don't feel forced to use meter or rhyme, but also don't dismiss them as archaic- meter often can give your words a force, a flow, something which is sometimes a bit lacking in vers libre; rhyme is a lovely thing when not forced, and often helps makes poems more cohesive, and endings more final.’ ...

View on Facebook

Twitter Feed

YouTube Feature

Watch the 2018 Secrets competition video

Back to Top