Thursday, November 1, 2018

Ilkley Poetry Competition 2018

Group photograph taken at the presentation of awards and readings for the Walter Swan Trust Poetry Competition, Ilkley Literature Festival 2018 with judge Imtiaz Dharker.

I was delighted to be commended and invited to read my poem.

1st Place: Virginia Griem – The Strung Jar
2nd Place: Pamela Scobie – Darren (Year 3)
3rd Place: Isobel Thrilling – The Place

Highly Commended:
Ion Corcos – Making Soup
Michael Farry – Clothes-Lines
Ian Royce Chamberlain – Round the Corner

The poems are available on the Ilkley competition page.