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 →
We are two weeks closer to the launch of this year’s Christopher Tower Poetry Competition! The second clue to the theme is: ‘Pocket Litter’
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 →
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’.