Family & Youth
Information about family and youth at Pride in London
Pride in London Young Persons Poetry Competition 2023
Join us in celebrating LGBT+ Poetry! Be inspired and get writing! Winners will be published on the Pride London website and read on stage for Out-Spoken at the Southbank Centre
The age groups are:
6yrs - 9yrs
10yrs - 13yrs
14yrs - 18yrs
Jack Underwood: Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Goldsmiths University of London.
Joelle Taylor: poet, playwright and author. Winner of the 2021 T. S. Eliot Prize and a 2022 Polari Prize.
Cia Mangat: Foyle Young Poet, Barbican Young Poet alumna, and editor of Zindabad Zine
Submissions close on May 6thSubmit your entry here
Prizes are currently being negotiated and will be announced soon
Free Picturehouse Cinema Voucher to use at any location kindly donated by Picturehouse West Norwood
Poems must be entirely the original work of the entrant and written for the Pride Youth poetry competition 2023.
All poems must be previously unpublished.
The poem must not contain more than 20 lines.
You can enter one poem.
Prize winners will be notified individually - TBC.
Copyright of each entry remains with the author, but Pride London has the right to use the winning poems on social media and in print. (We need a place to sign on the application form for this