Judge Helen Mort has picked her longlist for the 2019 Winchester Poetry Competition, including Poetry Society Members: Ama Bolton, Penny Boxall, Lewis Buxton, Martin Figura, Simon French, Rae Howells, Maria Isakova, Peter Iveson (for TWO poems), Stephen Keeler, Fiona Larkin, Robert Powell, Robert Stein, Ellora Sutton, Karen Tobias-Green, Mark Totterdell, Pat Winslow… as well as The Poetry Society’s Julia Bird.
First Prize: £1,000, 2nd Prize: £500, 3rd Prize: £250.
The winners will be announced at a special prize-giving event at Winchester Poetry Festival on Saturday 12 October 2019. Winning and commended poems will also be published in a competition anthology to be launched on the day.
24 September 2019