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Somewhere in the world, every day, someone is writing poetry, reading poetry, encouraging and mentoring poetry, awarding recognition to poetry, presenting and celebrating poetry in new and unusual ways. Take a look at where and when and how poetry is happening. Send us poetry-related dates or events you’d like to see on our ever-blossoming Griffin International Poetry Calendar. If you have an event you would like to be included, please email details to editorialdirector@griffinpoetryprize.com.

European Poetry Festival 2022

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Our biggest festival yet, and one of the grandest celebrations of European poetry ever to take place in the UK. With 15 events over 3 weeks and 150 poets visiting from across our continent, EPF 2022 will be a free-to-attend celebration of literary liveness and cross-linguistic collective inventiveness. Events will …

2022 Vallum Poetry Award

POETRY CONTEST RULES: 1. Submit 1-3 poems, up to 6 pages of poetry. The entry fee covers 3 poems. 2. Poems may be on any theme or subject, but must be original and not previously published. Begin each poem on a new page, use 12-point font, and single spacing. 3. …

The Moth Poetry Prize 2022 Deadline

Louise Glück, Nobel Prize Laureate and past Griffin Poetry Prize finalist, will judge this year’s Moth Poetry Prize, which is now accepting entries! The Moth Poetry Prize is one of the biggest prizes in the world for a single unpublished poem. The prize is open to anyone, as long as …