Shades of Tay

Poetry Competition: Professional

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

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

Use the links below to find out about the competition rules and to download an entry form.

To enter, email your poem and your entry form to Make the subject of your email Professional Poet.

The closing date of the competition is midnight (UK time), 30th September 2020.

Professional Poetry Competition Prize: £500

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Find out about the community category of the competition here.

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Competition Rules

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Entry Form

Use this form to enter the competition