Shades of Tay Community Poetry Competition

For Young Poets and Adult Amateur PoetsTay River sunset shot

The Shades of Tay Poetry Competition is looking for poems that celebrate the River Tay, its landscape and its communities. They could be about the river itself, its surrounding communities or the wider landscape the River Tay supports.

Use the links below to find out about the competition rules and all entries must have an entry form.

Scroll down for Poetry Workshops and inspiration from Jon Plunkett.

If you have any questions or queries, please email ShadesofTay@pitlochryfestivaltheatre.com with Poetry Competition in the subject.

To enter, email your poem and your entry form to ShadesofTay@pitlochryfestivaltheatre.com.
Make the subject of your email Young Poet or Adult Amateur Poet.

Competition closing date: Midnight (UK time), 30th September 2020.

Find out about the professional category of the competition here.

Sponsored by:

In partnership with:

 

Find out more
Competition Rules

Read about the rules of the competition before you enter

Download
Entry form

Download this entry form and submit it with your poem

Poetry Workshop 1 - with Jon Plunkett

The first of our Shades of Tay poetry workshops with the brilliant Jon Plunkett, supported by the Highland Book Prize, and in partnership with John Muir Trust.

Poetry Workshop 2 - with Jon Plunkett

Shades of Tay poetry workshop 2 for younger poets, supported by the Highland Book Prize, and in partnership with John Muir Trust.

Poetry Workshop 3 - with Jon Plunkett

Final online poetry workshop. Get a cuppa, a pen and paper and take your time. Supported by the Highland Book Prize, and in partnership with John Muir Trust.