Watch this years’ 2018 Secrets competition video.
Every year, six young people scoop a total of £5000 in prize-money for writing a poem. Our first prize is £3000, second £1500, and third £500, with three runner-up prizes… read more →
The 17th Christopher Tower Poetry Competition, the UK’s most valuable prize for young poets, has opened for entries, and this year students between 16-18 years of age are challenged to… read more →
‘Stone’ in Sixty Seconds…
Ed Pryor, commended prize winner in the 2016 Tower Poetry competition, reads his poem ‘Driving Lesson’.
Grace Fraser, commended winner in the 2016 Tower Poetry competition, reads her poem ‘UFO Beach Abduction’.
Natasha Blinder, commended prize winner in the 2016 Tower Poetry competition, reads her poem ‘Nine Days’.
Ashani Lewis (winner of the 2016 Christopher Tower Poetry competition) talks to one of the judges, Katherine Rundell, about the experience of winning in 2016.