Straid Collection Award: 2017



Templar Poetry invites submissions of new and unpublished full collection manuscripts of poetry for consideration in the 2017 Straid Collection Awards

CLOSING DATE: 21st March 2017


  • New and established poets are invited to submit a full length collection for consideration in the sixth Straid Collection Awards. 
  • One and exceptionally two works will be selected for publication as a full Straid Award Collection by Templar Poetry from submissions received 
  • The 2016 winning collection - Scarlet Tiger - by Ruth Sharman -  CLICK HERE
  • Submission may be made only by post
  • Postal Submission: Please sent to Templar Poetry, Fenelon House, 58 Dale Road, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3NB
  • The Templar Poetry standard publishing agreement will be offered to each winning author

Templar Poetry will facilitate further live readings for Straid Poets and they will also be invited to contribute to the Templar Poetry audio archive which features our collected poets and various readings from the Derwent Poetry Festivals.




 Scarlet Tiger by Ruth Sharman

 Waiting to Tango by Victor Tapner

The Waiting Hillside by Martin Malone

 Rumpelstiltskin's Price by Susanne Ehrhardt

 Not Saying Goodbye at Gate 21 by Kathleen Jones

      Cry Wolf by Cristina Newton
       On the Kiso Road by Jo Haslam
       The Invention of Fireworks by Beatrice Garland
       Beetle by Matthew Henley

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