Poetry Business Book & Pamphlet Competition winners

Congratulations to Poetry Society Members S K Kim, Nick On, and Emma Simon who have been announced as the winners of the 2018/2019 Poetry Business International Book and Pamphlet Competition, alongside Hilary Menos – as chosen by Neil Astley, Michael Schmidt, and Amy Wack.

“Good luck to all the authors and a shout-out for the Poetry Business, whose exertions for the art should win them lasting gratitude from all.” Amy Wack

The Poetry Business International Book & Pamphlet Competition is the oldest and most prestigious competition of its kind in the UK. It continues to discover and publish outstanding new poets, many of whom go on to publish widely and to celebrate successful writing careers.

Poems by all four winners will be featured in the forthcoming issue of The North magazine, issue 62, which is out this August. The four winning pamphlets will be published in February 2020, and a winners launch reading will he held at The Wordsworth Trust in Grasmere in Spring 2020. The 2019/20 International Book & Pamphlet Competition will open for entries on 1st October 2019.

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12 June 2019