Poetry Contest


It’s World Poetry Day!

To mark this special day, and the launch of our brand new Write Poetry course, we have a lovely poetry contest for you with some magnificent prizes to win!

This contest is open to everyone. Read the poetry contest details below, then submit your entry in the comments.

World poetry day


Winner:  The winner can pick any Write Academy course of their choice from Write Children’s Fiction, Write Fiction, Write Romance, Write YA Fiction, or Write Poetry. Plus, they will get The Essential Poetry Collection box set.

Runners-up:  Two runners up will each receive The Essential Poetry Collection: an 11 book box set containing many poetry classics, with a journal to jot down your own poetry ideas!

Poetry Contest Details

Robert Louis Stevenson wrote this joyful rhyme:

HOW TO ENTER: Add two or more lines either supporting and expanding on Stevenson’s poem or challenging it and stating why he is wrong. You can be playful, serious, or inspiring!

Post your entry in the comments below and we’ll choose the winners on Tuesday.

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Post Your Entry Below

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Terms & Conditions
  1. Winners will be announced by the 22nd of March 2022.
  2. Entries will close at midnight (GMT) on the 21st of March 2022.
  3. If duplicate answers are given, one winner may be picked at random.
  4. If you do not have a social media account, then you can submit your entry to [email protected] instead.

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