The Straid Poetry Collection Awards 2023 | OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS

 CLOSING DATE: 20th November 2023

The annual Straid Collection Award leads to the publication of up to two new Straid Collections by Templar Poetry following each submission window. The award was founded in 2011.



  • The 2023 Straid Award is open for consideration of submissions of complete manuscripts of full collections of poetry written in English.
  • The closing date for receipt of submissions is Monday 20th November 2023
  • Two Awards are available and include publication of the collections, author support and promotion following publication by Templar Poetry.
  • Straid Award winning poet or poets will be offered the standard Templar Poetry Publishing Agreement.
  • Straid Award poets will be offered support with live and online launch readings where feasible.

 Information on previous Straid Collection Award winners is posted on the Templar website.

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