Winchester Poetry Prize 2019
celebrating the best in new writing
We are pleased to be able to announce that the following poems have been selected by our judge Helen Mort as the longlist for the 2019 Winchester Poetry Prize.
Stormzy and My Toddler Meet Across a Sunday Morning
The Bad-news Bird
Boy Sees A Ghost
Sea of Ghosts
Unknown at this address
November, under Black Mountains
Our Polar Bear
The Sea of Tranquility;
14 Diary Entries Not Using My Words
Lunaria Annua: Honesty
The Little Park
The winners will be announced at a special prize-giving event at Winchester Poetry Festival on Saturday 12 October 2019. Tickets for this event are free and can be booked via the Theatre Royal Winchester Box Office.
Winning and commended poems will also be published in a competition anthology to be launched on the day.
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