First Prize: Kate Blackadder For Mary Haldane, a Victim of Burke and Hare, Edinburgh 1828 (read poem)

Second Prize: Merryn Williams Virginia (read poem)

Third Prize: Kerry Darbishire My Mother’s House (read poem)


Highly Commended

Andrea Ward Leavings


Helen May Williams Branwen

Wendy Holborow Twelve Ugandan Women

Gill Learner Private View

Helen Ashley Baba Yaga

Cathy Whittaker My Aunt and Love

Marion Hobday The Love Song of a Reluctant Couch Potato

Mandy Macdonald Mnemonic

Caroline Gilfillan Women’s Disco

Marion Hobday House

View the Judges’ Report