Winners

All winners of the current competition will be announced on this page with links to all our previous poetry competition winners, specially commended entries and judges comments below. The 2021 Competition The winning entries from our 15th competition are below.  Scroll down to view the judge’s comments.  To read the winning poems just click the title.  The poems will appear here for one month.  After that check out our anthologies page where we hope to produce our 3rd anthology of winning entries, spanning the years 2017-2021 by Sept / Oct 2021. 1st Prize       iii – Estelle Price (Wilmslow, England) Estelle Price divides her time between Cheshire and the Llŷn Peninsula. She began writing poetry in 2014 and has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Manchester. Her poem iii is part of a sequence of poems about the Bloomsbury Group. Estelle was the winner of the 2018 Book of Kells Writing Competition and her poetry has been placed or listed in the National Poetry Competition, Bridport Prize, Canterbury Poet of the Year, Much Wenlock, the London Magazine, Yorkmix and other poetry competitions. Poems have appeared in The Lake, Marble Poetry and the Alchemy Spoon (forthcoming), the Stony Thursday Book, … Continue reading Winners