1/3

Winchester Poetry Prize 2021

 

celebrating the best in new writing

 

We are pleased to be able to announce that the following poems have been selected by our judge Jacqueline Saphra
as the longlist for the 2021 Winchester Poetry Prize.

Kirsten Anderson

Paula Balfe

Chrissy Banks

Sharon Black

Laurie Bolger

Helen Bowell

David Butler

Daragh Byrne 

Rachel Cleverly

Imogen Cook

Imogen Cook

Alexandra Corrin-Tachibana

Jo Davis

Jo Davis

James Dowthwaite

Marion Hobday

Kathleen Latham

Simon Maddrell

Annabel Marshall

Jed Myers

Lesley Saunders

Sam Henley Smith

Trelawney 

Othuke Umukoro

Pat  Winslow

Goodfellas

miscarriage

Damson Wine

Cocoon

Gem

Monsieur le Barman

Leaf Storm

Last Time Ghazal

things which make my life difficult and my writing bad

Frankenstein

(!) not delivered

Don't

Four tiles from a calendar mosaic of chronic illness

Fit for work

Melancholies

Roses

Lockdown cherries

nature poem

Homecoming 

The News at Golden Gardens

The Starlings

A familiar route

Instructions for model family 

Mother, 101

The Chest of Drawers

The winners will be announced at a special prize-giving event on Saturday 9 October 2021 at the Winchester Discovery Centre.

 

Places are free but should be booked

Winning and commended poems will also be published in an anthology which is available to pre-order via our online shop.