The winner will be given the chance to have 100 copies of their poem published and will be invited to a launch event to celebrate. The two runners up will receive £50 book tokens.
Entries cost £12 and are open worldwide for anyone 16 and over. There is no restriction on the number of entries, but they must be submitted by 6 January 2020.
More information on the competition can be found on the LU Arts website.
Entries can be submitted here.
The Overton Poetry Prize was established in memory of Professor Bill Overton (1946-2012), a respected English scholar and former head of the department at Loughborough University.