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Poetry competitions for 12 year olds

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kittylester Fri 24-Jul-20 11:17:36

Does anyone know of any poetry competitions for 12 year olds. DD1's friend has a daughter who is very talented but we dont know of any she could enter.

Thank you.

vampirequeen Fri 24-Jul-20 12:48:29

I don't know of any but a word of warning. Some companies run competitions and the prize is to have your poem published. Of course the parents, grandparents etc buy the book at an extortionate price and receive a cheap booklet. Every child 'wins' although the blurb doesn't so this. It's a scam to sell the cheap booklets at a high price.

Grandmabatty Fri 24-Jul-20 20:55:37
Her school will get details of lots of local and national competitions. If you Google, then you can hind details. If your library is open, often they will have information about competitions.