Members’ News round-up

Dan Simpson has been appointed as Poet-in-Residence for St Alban’s Cathedral. Read more

S. K. Grout and Roy McFarlane second and third in Ambit Poetry Competition. Julie Irigaray, Yvette Siegert and April Yee Commended. Read more

Rebecca Swift Foundation Women Poets’ Prize longlist: Vicki Husband, Annie Fan, Eve Ellis, Charlotte Knight, Bryony Littlefair, Jeri Onitskansky, Yvette Siegert, plus former Foyle Young Poets Emily Harrison and Laura Potts. Read more

Live Canon International Poetry Competition shortlist: April Yee, Elizabeth Neal, Emma Simon, Sharon Black, Kathryn Bevis, Kathy Pimlott, Mel Pryor, Michaela Coplen, Nicky Kippax, Paul Carney. Read more

Wirral Poetry Festival Open Poetry Competition won by Mary Gilonne. Stuart Pickford and Christopher M James joint second, Michael Brown joint runner-up. Read more

Charroux Poetry Prize longlist: Mary Gilonne, Scott Elder, Tessa Foley, Janet Dean, Caroline Bracken, Sarah Barr. Read more

Penfro ‘Loving the Earth’ Poetry Competition: Jacqueline Stearn, Christopher M James Highly Commended. On the Longlist: Rod Whitworth, Steve Xerri, Fiona Cartwright, Phil Coleman, Michael Brown, Chris Kinsey, Christopher M James, Sarah James, Mark Totterdell, Robbie Burton, and Robert Francis. Read more

Winchester Poetry Prize longlist: Lewis Buxton, Barry Coidan, Claire Collison, Alexandra Corrin-Tachibana, Elena Croitoru, Ken Evans, Matthew Griffiths, Nicki Heinen, Selima Hill, Tamsin Hopkins, Simon Middleton, Mary Mulholland, Luke Palmer, Paul Stephenson, Ben Verinder, Natalie Whittaker, Susie Wilson, and Fathima Zahra. Read more

Anthony Cronin International Poetry Award: Natalie Crick and Christopher M James shortlisted. Read more

Highly Commended in the Forward Prize: Romalyn Ante, Colette Bryce, Mina Gorji, Seán Hewitt, Selima Hill, Avril Joy, Simon Lewis, Nick Makoha, Rachel Mann, Mary McCollum, Abegail Morley, Paul Muldoon, David Pollard, Julie-ann Rowell, Seni Seneviratne, Julian Stannard, and Tamar Yoseloff. Read more

30 September 2020