Mark Totterdell wins Poetry Pulse Competition

Mark Totterdell Poetry Society Member Mark Totterdell has won this year’s Poetry Pulse Competition, judged by Roger Elkin, for his poem ‘Cormorants’.

Mark lives in Devon and works as a copywriter. His first published poem appeared in his school magazine in 1977; his second followed thirty-three years later. Since then he has been widely published in magazines and has had some competition success, including a shortlisting for The Stare’s Nest’s Fledgling Award this year. His first collection, This Patter of Traces, was published by Oversteps Books in 2014.

Poetry Society Member Georgina Titmus was one of the commended poets.

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1 September 2016