Adult Competitions – Literature

 Eisteddfod for Adults: 13 June 2020

Literature competitions

The Abergavenny Eisteddfod is open to any competitors, wherever they live. There are literature competitions for Welsh and English speakers, and for Welsh learners.

Please see the entry form below for more details and lists of the competitions.

Dates and times

Closing date for entries:  23rd May 2020
Presentation of prizes: at Methodist Church, Castle Street, Abergavenny. 7 pm – 10.30, Saturday 13th June 2020

Announcing the winners

If your work has been placed, you will be advised in advance of the Eisteddfod on 13th June, so that if you wish you can come to the stage finals, which are in the form of a concert. During the concert, the winning literature entries will be revealed and the prizes awarded. If time allows, selected winning entries will be read out.

Winning entries may be printed in the press and/or the Eisteddfod website.


The first prize is £30; second is £20 and third is £10.

How to enter


Please fill in the online entry form or download a Word version, which includes details of the competitions and how to submit.
Abergavenny Eisteddfod 13th June 2020 – closing date 23rd May 2020
Entry form for literature competitions (English language & Welsh learners)


English Short Story: (not more than 1,000 words)  to be arranged
English Poem: (not more than 20 lines): to be arranged
English Limerick: to include the words  to be arranged

Welsh Short Story: (not more than 1,000 words) to be arranged
Welsh Poem: (not more than 20 lines): to be arranged
Welsh Limerick: to include the word to be arranged

Welsh learners (Entry Level ):  to be arranged

Welsh learners (Foundation Level): to be arranged

Welsh learners (Intermediate Level):  to be arranged

Welsh learners (Advanced Level): to be arranged

I have read the information on the Competing>Adults 18+ literature web page and I agree to abide by the conditions (pl tick box)

Please send me information about next year’s event. (If you don’t tick this box we will remove your details from the eisteddfod database after this year’s event.)
Pseudonym (Don’t forget to put your pseudonym, and not your name, on the work you submit.)

Contact address

Contact e-mail* Mobile/contact tel. no.
*you will be contacted to let you know if your work has been placed, so that you can attend the evening eisteddfod / gala concert if you wish, to receive your prize.

Please complete this form and send it as an attachment, together with an electronic copy of your work, to

If this is not possible, send the form by post with a hard copy of your work to Rosemary Williams, 7 Cwrt Newydd, Crickhowell NP8 1AQ


The 2019 adjudicators are  to be arranged and to be arranged
Entry will be by Evening Concert Programme costing £5
Photographs will be taken and may be used for publicity purposes.

Further information

For any queries, please contact Rosemary Williams (01873 811814)