One week to go in our Prize Competition for National Poetry Day 2018

Fancy yourself as a Poet?

SaTH Libraries are holding a Poetry Competition to celebrate National Poetry Day 2018.  Enter and you could win an Amazon voucher worth £25!

Use your imagination and create a poem.  It can be in any style of your choice – as long as it fits in with this year’s theme of: CHANGE

Closing date for entries is Monday 24th September at 5pm.  Judging will take place the following week and all poems will be published on: National Poetry Day 4th October 2018

Entry forms can be found: Poetry Competition Form

Or you can collect one from:

Telford (Ext: 4440) or Shrewsbury (Ext: 2512) Health Libraries



  • All poems must be the original work of the entrant (no plagiarism please) and nothing that has previously been published.
  • No Longer than 40 lines and only one entry per person.
  • All entrants will be judged anonymously to give an equal chance.
  • Open to all Staff, Students and Volunteers who work for the Trust.
  • Poems must be returned to the Library before Monday 24th September 2018 at 5pm


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