We are delighted to announce the 2020 shortlist for Wales Poetry Award. Our 2020 competition was sponsored by Literature Wales and judged by prize-winning poet Pascale Petit. Download the shortlist PDF below.
The Shortlist (in alphabetical order of poet):
Rowland Bagnall, ‘Feeling and Painting’
Rowland Bagnall, ‘The Hare’
Natalie Crick, ‘Sisters’
John Davies, ‘Caliban’
Dominic Fisher, ‘Foam Trails’
Anna Forbes, ‘Blackbirds and Wolves’
Anna Forbes, ‘From Above’
Maggie Harris, ‘And the thing is…’
Oliver Jones, ‘My Love for You’
Helen Kay, ‘It was never about the Kingfisher’
Roy McFarlane, ‘The House that Lilith Made’
Kathy Miles, ‘Recipe for Rook’
The shortlist comprises 9 highly commended prize winning poems and 3 award winners. The three award winners will be announced live by our judge Pascale Petit at our online prizegiving event.
Attend our free Online Prizegiving Event Wednesday 24th March 2021
The event is ticketed but free to attend. All shortlisted poets will have the opportunity to read their poems on the night. We hope you will join us to celebrate the winners of Wales Poetry Award 2020!
Wales Poetry Award Prizegiving Ceremony
6pm-7pm, Wednesday 24th March 2021.
Please ensure your email address is correct as this is what we will use to send your Zoom link on the day.