The Poets Meet Politics competition 2015 is now open, for poems on political themes (however interpreted). The closing date is 25 January 2015. There will be one prize of €500, and the winning and commended poems will be published on 14 March 2015.

The judge, Derek Sellen, is a widely published poet whose work has won awards or been placed in various national and international competitions over many years, including the National Poetry Competition. His poems have most recently appeared in Cinnamon Press anthologies. He is a past winner of Poets Meet Politics.

For details of conditions and how to enter, click here .

For results of previous competitions, and a selection of successful entries, please click on the links below.

Poets Meet Painters 2014

Poets Meet Politics 2014

Poets Meet Painters 2013

Short Short Story competition 2013

Poets Meet Painters 2012

Hungry Hill Poetry Prize 2012

Short Short Story competition 2012

Poets Meet Politics 2012

Poets Meet Painters 2011

Poets Meet Painters 2010