Submissions & Awards

Templar Poetry Submission Opportunities

  • Templar Poetry publishes full collections, short, medium and full length pamphlets and Iota Poetry Magazine
  • We publish fifteen or more new poetry titles each year
  • Three Annual Poetry Awards bring new poets to Templar. All are published in our superb quality books, invited to read to read at our live events and to participate in our archive recording programme which broadcasts recordings online.


Quarterly Templar Portfolio Awards - for short Pamphlets

  • The winner of the inaugural Templar Portfolio Award is Daisy Behagg with Cockpit Syndrome
  • The winner of the second Templar Portfolio Award is Patrick Toland with Stockholm
  •  The winner of the third Templar Portfolio Award is Oliver Comins with Yes to Everything; to be published Spring 2015
  • The final quarter Templar Portfolio Award is open for submissions until Monday 1st December 2014


iOTA Shot Awards - for medium length Pamphlets

  • The 2015 iOTA Shot Awards for Poetry Pamphlets has now closed for submissions. Winners will be announced in late January.
  •  Annual Templar Pamphlet & Collection Awards - for full length pamphlets/short collections
  • The two winners of the 2014 Templar Pamphlet & Collection Awards are David Hale with In Bedlam's Wood and Christopher North with Wolves Recently Sighted
  • The 2015 Templar Pamphlet & Collection Awards will open for submission in January 2015


Annual Straid Collection Award

  • The winner of the 2013 Straid Collection Award was Beatrice Garland with The Invention of Fireworks
  • The winner of the 2014 Straid Collection Award is Matthew Henley with Beetle

Annual Straid Collection Award is now Open for submissions and further information is available HERE


Iota Poetry

  • Iota Poetry, our 'in-house' poetry journal considers submissions all year round - up to five pages or around 200 lines of poetry
  • Iota Poetry is produced in three issues each year: submissions welcome throughout the year - up to six poems by post or online
  • Each issue contains new work by around twenty five poets, reviews, interviews and features
  • Full submission details are available on the Iota Poetry website HERE
  • Iota Poetry is Edited by Nigel McLoughlin - Further information CLICK HERE
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