There are just FOUR weeks left to enter this year’s Caterpillar Poetry Prize.
Should be aimed at 7–11 year olds
Can be on any subject
There’s no line limit
€1,000 plus publication in the summer issue of The Caterpillar
John Hegley has been described by The Independent as ‘the poet laureate of comedy’. He has published several collections of poems, including a volume for children called My Dog is a Carrot. He also co-edited an anthology of poetry for young people called The Ropes: Poems To Hold On To. He’s a regular at Edinburgh Festival and on BBC Radio 4. His most recent collections are Peace, Love and Potatoes, New & Selected Potatoes and I am a Poetato.