Three Trees Portfolio Award

The 2022 results are now in and all longlisted and shortlisted poets have been notified.

Three Trees Portfolio Award 2022 is now CLOSED

Thank you to everyone who has entered. Results will be announced later in the summer.

• One winner will have their short poetry collection published and receive 30 copies plus our standard publishing agreement. Up to 15 shortlisted poets will receive a 50% discount voucher for use in our online shop.

• Please submit a maximum of 25 pages of poetry as one Word attachment. Include a cover sheet with the name of the collection plus a brief synopsis of the theme/themes within the collection. Each page should have no more than 32 lines (including stanza breaks) – this does not include the title of the poem.

• Entry Fee: £20 per submission. For low income* writers and writers under the age of 21 please enter the code Award22 at the checkout to receive a 50% discount.

• Closing Date: 30th April 2022

• Online entries only. Please email your entries to

1. Each poem in the selection should be typed using a serif font on a single page. For poems that are in excess of 32 lines then please continue on an extra page but the overall page count must not exceed 25. The poetry must be the authors own work.

2. Entries are judged anonymously – please do not place any identifying marks on the collection other than the title of the work.

3. The work may have been published previously but not as a complete collection. The author must have full rights to publish the work.

4. To submit – simply purchase a submission from our on-line store. Send your submission to You will receive a confirmation email that we have safely received your entry. Include the title of your collection in the text of your email. Do not put any personal details on the attachment – the work will be judged anonymously by the Maytree editorial team.

5. The winning collection will be up to 36 pages in total and published late 2022 as a Three Trees Edition.

6. More than one entry may be submitted however each entry should be sent separately with the shipping confirmation.

7. By submitting to this competition you are agreeing to allow Maytree Press and The Poetry Village to publish details of winners/short and longlisted entrants to be published on the associated websites and social media platforms.

8. The longlist will be published in June 2022 – entrants may withdraw their work prior to this date. Fees are non-refundable.

Follow this link to purchase your Award entry – Three Trees Portfolio Award | Maytree Press (

Thank you for supporting this award and we wish you the very best of luck.

*We do not define low income as we appreciate everyone’s circumstances are unique – entering this award helps to support small press independent publishing.

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