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National Poetry Competition Winners at Ledbury Poetry Festival

Friday 7 July 2017, 1:00 pm2:00 pm

National Poetry Competition

The top 3 winners of the National Poetry Competition, L-R: Stephen Sexton, Caleb Parkin, TL Evans

Join us for a reading at Ledbury Poetry Festival with the top three prize winners of the National Poetry Competition.

First prize winner Stephen Sexton lives in Belfast where he is studying at the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry. His pamphlet, Oils was published by The Emma Press. Second prize winner Caleb Parkin is a freelance poet, performer, facilitator, educator and filmmaker, based in Bristol. Third prize winner TL Evans has been writing poems mainly on his phone on the train to and from London over the last year or so. He is a member of The Poetry Society’s Brixton Stanza.

The event runs from 1.15-2.15pm.


The event is free but ticketed. Book on the Ledbury Poetry Festival website