We are pleased to announce the results of the competition awarded by judge W N Herbert.
1st Prize (£600) Belle Époque - Rachael Boast
2nd Prize (£300) The Lictors, 1964 - Malcolm Watson
3rd Prize (£100) Mapping Hi-Zex Island - Janet Lees
Rachael will also be reading at Bristol Poetry Festival 2016 in the autumn.
Congratulations to our three winners and the commended poets.
Thank you to everyone who entered.
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Poetry Can is an organisation working to promote poetry in the South West of England. We are dedicated to supporting the creative and professional development of poets of all ages and levels of experience and to increasing and promoting opportunities for everyone to take part in and enjoy poetry.
Membership costs £3 per month (you might think of it as buying poetry a cup of coffee once a month!)
By becoming a member of Poetry Can you will be saying in a very practical way that you believe in the importance and possibilities of poetry.
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Poetry Can organises both Bristol Spring Poetry Festival and Bristol Poetry Festival every year. These festivals feature local national and international poets. We've put together a page featuring all of the poets who have appeared at Bristol Poetry Festivals over the past few years, we call it The Wall of Poetry Fame.