I have been shortlisted in the Bridport Prize Poetry Competition.
The mission of the Bridport Prize is to encourage emerging writers and it aims to, amongst other things, launch and promote new writing, provide opportunities for all through open submission and to explore and develop new opportunities for writers.
See the whole shortlist here.Read More
Dual came 3rd in the Poetry category of the annual Elbow Room Prize.
The Elbow Room Prize night will be hosted at the Roz Barr Architects Gallery on November 19th. Full details will be announced soon and the prize anthology is available to pre-order.
Elbow Room, launched in 2012 by As Yet Untitled, is an on-going series of art journals and live events celebrating art in all guises. Each volume of Elbow Room is individually curated to create a cohesive collection that includes written and visual arts. Produced in limited edition, hand bound pamphlets Elbow Room is sold online, in specialist bookshops and at artists’ book fairs across the country. Elbow Room is housed in multiple special collections including The Poetry Library at London’s Southbank Centre and The Scotland National Gallery.Read More
Judge John Glenday highly commended Sculpture of Nine Verses, saying:
Sculpture of Nine Verses is a poem which derives, or rather begins, from a piece of abstract art, but through its finely controlled language transforms itself into a wonderful, interconnected lyric of love, possession and survival.Read More