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