Competition Results

KENT & SUSSEX POETRY SOCIETY

OPEN POETRY COMPETITION 2020

RESULTS

We are pleased to announce the results of our Open Poetry Competition 2020, judged by Carrie Etter. The competition attracted over 1300 entries, and the prizes have been awarded as follows:

FIRST: “The Flowers of Madagascar” by Anthony Lawrence

SECOND:   “Jenga Blocks” by Natalie Whittaker

THIRD:   Fuck/Sunflowers” by Inua Ellams

FOURTH:              “Pilgrims” by Judy o’Kane

 “Rapid Water Treading” by Elvire Roberts

 “Dead Man’s Fingers” by Graham Burchell

 “The Natural History of Fireflies” by Pamela Job

HIGHLY COMMENDED:

“Skitter of Wings” by Marion Ashton

“In the Distance” by Kerry Darbishire

“Vacation” by Lesley Saunders

“The night someone threw a brick …”
“I watch Jurassic Park …”       both by Natalie Whittaker

“She says I have nothing to declare” by Elvire Roberts

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