The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry
Silver Cup Trophy Annual Award 2014
The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Silver Cup Annual Award 2014 is
NOW CLOSED FOR ENTRIES! - Deadline: 30 June 2014:
The First Prize Silver Cup Annual Award Winner 2014, all Placed Prize-Winners
'Judge's Special Commendation' Winners & 'Highly-Commended' Finalists
will be contacted and notified individually prior to 30 September 2014.
The Winning Poem, all Placed Prize-Winners' Poems
the 'Judge's Special Commendation' Winners' Poems 
& 'Highly-Commended' Finalists' Poems
will all be Published in a Special Poetry Box Silver Cup Trophy Annual Award 2014
 'Winners & Finalists' 2014 Edition
of 'The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Magazine Monthly'
Publication Date: 1 October 2014
While the above Winners will receive a Copy of this 'Special Winners & Finalists' Edition free of charge as part of their Prize, additional Copies may be purchased by Prize-Winners and Non-Prize Winners/Non-Entrants at the cost of £5.00 + £1.35
(P&P - UK Mainland - For Overseas Orders Please Contact Us with your Postal Address for Postage Costs)
To Place An Order for this 'Special Winners & Finalists' Edition: Please click on our 'Contact Us' page with your Name and Address - and we will advise Payment arrangements (you can pay either via Paypal or by Personal Cheque) - and
despatch a Copy to you immediately on Publication: Publication Date: 1 October 2014
 A New, Exciting and Unique Dark & Horror Poetry Competition For Contemporary Darkly Romantic, Horror, Gothic-Horror & Satire Poets
Competition Details Overview:
Themes: Horror, Gothic-Horror, Dark-Romantic, Dark-Fantasy, Supernatural, Satire and Dark-Themed Poems
Deadline For Entries - Accepting Entries NOW Until:  30 June 2014
Line Length: 60 Lines max
No of Entries Accepted: 4 Entries Per Poet - Entries Accepted BY POST ONLY 
To celebrate the continuing remarkable success of the unique UK-based Horror, Gothic-Horror and Dark Poetry Monthly Magazine'The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Magazine' - edited, compiled and published by the Founder and Coordinator of The Poetry Box Studio in Hampshire, England, LK Barley Robinson - 'The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Silver Cup Award 2014' is a Unique International Poetry Competition in these unusual poetry genres.
In addition to the beautiful Silver Cup Trophy, Award-Winners Certificates and Cheque Prizes, the Winners, Finalists and Highly-Commended Awarded Entries, and a number of Judge's Special Commendation Entries, will be published in the Special 'Winners & Finalists' EditionPublication Date: 1 October 2014 (Format: A4, Illustrated, Comb-bound) - and - displayed on-line on a Special 'The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Silver Cup Trophy Award Prize-Winners' page on The Poetry Box website.
The Entries will be judged by the Editor LK Barley Robinson who is a multi award-winning, much-published and radio-broadcast Dark-Fantasy, Gothic-Horror and Dark  Verse-Fable Poet and Author, and a former Magazine Columnist with The Observer Series of Newspapers. 
All Winners & Finalists Will Be Published In and Receive A Copy of the Special 'Winners & Finalists' Edition of The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Magazine - Publication Date: 1 October 2014  - in which their Entry/s will be Published - Plus - The Prize-Winning and Finalists Entries Will Also Appear on a Special 'Poetry Prize-Winners' page on The Poetry Box website - Plus:
  • The First Prize Winner will receive:
  •  The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Silver Cup  Trophy 2014 
  • and
  • Award-Winning Certificate
  • and
  • Plus: Special 'Winners & Finalists' Magazine Edition
  •  ~

  •  The 2nd and 3rd Place Finalists will receive
  • Award-Winning Certificates

    and Prize Cheques of £50.00 (2nd)  and £30.00 (3rd)  each


  • Plus: Special 'Winners & Finalists' Magazine Edition

  •  ~

    Judge's Special Commendation Entries will receive:

  • Judge's Special Commendation Award Certificates
  • Plus: Special 'Winners & Finalists' Magazine Edition
  • ~

    Highly-Commended Entries will receive:


    • Highly-Commended Award Certificates
    • Plus: Special 'Winners & Finalists' Magazine Edition


      Judging Details: 'The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Silver Cup Trophy Annual Award' 2014:


    The Judging will commence on 1 July 2014 - and the Prize-Winners and Finalists will receive notification of their success by end-September 2014.
    The Publication Date of The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Silver Cup
    Annual Award 2014 - 'Winners & Finalists' Edition of The Poetry Box Horror & Dark Poetry Magazine is: 1 October 2014.

     - and ALL Prize-Winners and Finalists Poems will be featured in this Special Edition. 

     Copies of this Special 'Winners & Finalists' Magazine Edition are provided to all

    the Prize-Winners and Finalists FREE OF CHARGE.


    About The Poetry Box Studio:


    The Poetry Box Studio is situated in Nyewood near Midhurst and Petersfield, on the West Sussex/Hampshire border. 
    The Poetry Box Is Open By Appointment To The Public Every Wednesday between 2.00pm to 5.00pm with Live Poetry Readings Performed by Invited Poets Between 2.00pm - 2.45pm on Wednesdays - and - 3.00pm - 3.45pm on Sunday Afternoons - in the Garden of the Studio - by Appointment Only (Not Open Mic). 
    Visitors:   Please book your seat in advance via our 'Contact Us' page. 
    On Display and for sale within The Poetry Box Studio are 'The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Magazine Monthly', Poetry Prints, Poetry Posters, new, secondhand and rare Poetry Books, Halloween, Gothic-Horror and Horror Props, Postcards and miscellanea.





      The  Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry
      Silver Cup Trophy Annual Award 2014
      Competition Rules:
      1. The Poem/s Entered Must Be: Gothic, Gothic-Horror, Dark-Romantic, Dark-Fantasy, Supernatural, Satire and Dark-Themed Poems.
      2. Length of Poem/s: 60 Lines Maximum per poem - Maximum of 4 Poems per Entrant.
      3. One Poem Per A4 White Paper Page.
      4. Poems Must Be Typed in Single Line Spacing.
      5. Poet's Personal Contact Details To Appear On A Separate Sheet - or -  Please Complete Entry Form Below and Return with your Poem Entry/s (preferred).
      6. Entry Fee is GBP £5.00 per Poem - or - 3 x Poems for £10.00 - or - 4 x Poems for £14.00 - Maximum of 4 Poems  -  and may be paid via Cheque or via Paypal.
      For Overseas Entrants:  Payments Must Be in GB Pounds Sterling or US Dollars - Please Contact Us For Details of US Dollar Entry Fees.
      7. Entry Fees Paid by Cheque (UK Entrants Only)
      Cheques Are Payable To The Editor/Competition Judge:  LK Robinson 
      NB: Please write your Poem Title/s, your Name and Address on the reverse. 
          Entry Fees Paid by Paypal (Paid in Either GBP or USD)
          To Pay Entry Fees by Paypal - Please Contact Us For Paypal Address.   
      - NB:  Please ensure that you include your Name, Poem Title/s, Address, Daytime Telephone No and Email Address within the 'Message' box provided.
      8.  ENTRIES MAY BE SUBMITTED BY POST ONLY:  Please Complete and Return the Entry Form below, attaching your Poem/s and Entry Fee/s (or email us with your Paypal Payment) and send by post to: 
      The Judge, The Poetry Box Silver Cup Trophy Annual Award 2014,
      The Poetry Box Studio, 'Ramshackles', 2 Downview, Nyewood, Petersfield, Hampshire GU31 5JA, England.
      10. All Entrants agree that their Poems may be selected for inclusion in 'The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Magazine Monthly' for up to one year after the Competition Deadline - which is 30 June 2015.
      The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry
      Silver Cup Trophy Annual Award 2014
      Pen-Name (if relevant):
      Total No of Poems Entered:
      Title of Poem/s:
      I agree that my Poem/s may be selected for inclusion in
      'The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Magazine Monthly' for up to
      one year after the Competition Deadline which is 30 June 2015:
      Signed:  .............................................................................................................................................
      Payment of Entry Fees Enclosed:  GBP £5.00 per Poem Entry - or - 3 x Poems @ £10.00 - or 4 x Poems @ £14.00
      Total Entry Fee Enclosed:  £
      Payment of Entry Fee by Cheque - Payable To Editor/Judge:     LK Robinson
      Payment of Entry Fees by Paypal - Please Contact Us For Paypal Address   
      NAME (In Block Capitals):
      The Judge
      The Poetry Box Silver Cup Trophy Annual Award 2014 
       'Ramshackles' 2 Downview
       Hampshire GU31 5JA
      Enquiries Tel: 01730 821030
      For Further Reference:
      To obtain A BACK-COPY of any Edition of this exciting and unique Horror and Dark Poetry and Illustration Magazine: 'The Poetry Box Dark & Poetry Magazine Monthly' - Please forward your Postal Address Details via our 'Contact Us' page:
      Magazine Format:  A4, Illustrated, Comb-bound
      - Non-Contributors Price: £5.00 Plus £1.35 P&P Mainland UK = £6.35
      (Overseas Orders Please Contact For P&P Charges)
      Publishers Note:  Although we regret that we are currently unable to provide free copies to the Poetry & Illustration Contributors to the Magazine this year, we do hope to be able to pay Poet-Contributors for Poems Selected For Publication in 2015 - However, this year we are able to Offer a Very Special 
      Poet-Contributors Discount Price: £3.75 (Plus £1.35 - P&P Mainland UK)
       - per Edition Ordered -  
      (Overseas Contributors Please Contact for P&P Charges)
      Back-copies will be available to Order up to 12 months after publication date.
      A Free To Enter 
      Monthly Poetry Award
      Created and Awarded By
      the Editor of
       The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry
      Magazine Monthly:
      From the August Edition 2012, we were pleased to Announce our
      Special 'The Sinister Poetry Award'
      for the
      Outstanding Selected Poem Published in Each Month's Edition
      'The Sinister Poetry Award'-winning Poem is published in the Magazine, and the
      Award-winning Poet receives a Special 'The Sinister Poetry Award Certificate' 
      - Plus -
      An Attractive A4-size Dark, Gothic or Horror Illustration for framing
      To Submit Poetry For Consideration For Publication in the Magazine
      - and if selected for publication - for further consideration for 'The Sinister Poetry Award' for the Edition in which your poem is published: Please Post Up To 4 Poems (60 Lines Maximum Each) per month - include your Contact Details
      - and Post For The Attention of The Editor to The Poetry Box Address as Above 
      We Look Forward To Reading Your Poems Soon!