2014 Cambridge University Press Poetry Competition

2014 Cambridge University Press Poetry Competition

Deadline: August 31, 2014

Cambridge University Press is now accepting entries for the 2014 Poetry Competition. Entries must be original spoken word poem on the topic of memories starting with the phrase “I remember…”.


  • First Prize: Apple iPad Mini 16GB Wi-Fi
  • Two Runner-ups will each win a £100 Amazon vouchers.


  • This competition is open to entrants that are resident in any country;
  • Entrants must be between the ages of 14 and 19 (Only 1 entry per person);
  • Entries must be spoken word, submitted as audio or video files via YouTube;
  • Submissions must be in English, no longer than two minutes in total duration, and entries over this duration will not be considered;
  • Entries must not contain music / images (unless you’ve made them yourself!);
  • Audio/video entries must not contain profanity or offensive material;
  • Entries must be by individuals-no group submissions;

How to Apply

  • Record your spoken word/poem as an audio or video file
  • Upload your file to YouTube
  • Complete this short application form

For tips on how to upload on YouTube, visit here.

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