Winchester Poetry Prize 2020
celebrating the best in new writing
We are pleased to be able to announce that the following poems have been selected by our judge Andrew McMillan
as the longlist for the 2020 Winchester Poetry Prize.
Serge ♆ Neptune
The horses are wrapped in their blankets, steaming
Field Dressing a Rabbit
Kotoshi mo yoroshiku
Fish Bones by Candlelight
Static in The Café
The Colour of Death is Desert Peach
Summer at the Hospital
Gossipers on the South Western
tender as in easier to chew
They Could Be Having Sex
Men at the Antenatal Class
Picture the Bull
For Every Queer They Kill a Merman is Born
Desire | Youth
The impossibility of a sex poem
Everyone Who Comes To My Funeral Must
O Rey Chhori
The winners will be announced at a special online prize-giving event on Saturday 10 October 2020. Details of how to book a place to attend the online event will be available soon.
Winning and commended poems will also be published in an anthology which is available to pre-order via our online shop.