Winchester Poetry Prize 2017
celebrating the best in new writing
We are pleased to be able to announce that the following poems have been selected by our judge Sarah Howe as the longlist for the 2017 Winchester Poetry Prize.
Elisabeth Sennitt Clough
Saturday Night Ritual
Things I Tell My Unborn Son
The Archeologist's Prayer
1999 - Parts of a broken man
A Couple in the Dark
Joseph and Jacques Discover
The Smudge of Andromeda
Talking About Bob and His Plans for His Double Bass
Debt Frequently Precludes Hope but Not Always
Somewhere To Keep The Rain
Deed to the Pontefract Gore
Vistors to Chickwolnepy
Listening to moss
Off Beachy Head
The winners will be announced at a special prize-giving event at Winchester Poetry Day on Saturday 14 October 2017. 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.
In partnership with Hampshire Prize supported by