BATTERED MOONS POETRY COMPETITION 2013 – RESULTS

A pleasure to announce the winners and commendations for Battered Moons Poetry Competition 2013, adjudicated by Alice Oswald and Cristina Navazo-Eguía Newton.

 

Warm congratulations go to all seven poets, whose poems we look forward to hearing at the Battered Moons event, during the Swindon Festival of Poetry, on 5th October 2013, with Alice Oswald as guest poet reading from her work.

 

FIRST PRIZE

Alex Josephy, from London, for both ‘Marias‘ and ‘Sister-Brother Treaty‘.

 

SECOND PRIZE

John Gallas, New Zeland-born, from Leicestershire, for ‘Foggy Identities in Paterau‘.

 

THIRD PRIZE

Atherton Grayfrom Malmesbury,  Wiltshire for ‘Daddy Longlegs‘.

 

COMMENDATIONS

David Clarke, from Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, for ‘To the Harvesters of Ambergris‘.

Steve Scholey, from Chandler’s Ford, Hampshire, for ‘Murtomaahiihto‘.

Jen Campbell, from London, for ‘on crucifixion‘.

Ruth Wiggins, from London, for ‘Confession: I’ve been crumbling antihistamines into your food all week‘.

 

Thank you to all those who submitted poems – you are the reason why Battered Moons exists and the muscle that moves it.

 

BATTERED MOONS POETRY COMPETITION

The Battered Moons Poetry Competition 2013 is now closed for entries

Please check here after 31st August 2013 for the results.

2013 Main judge: Alice Oswald.

 

 

 

 

 

Prizes
1st Prize £300
2nd Prize £150

3rd Prize £75
Four commendations (no cash prizes)
All three winning poems and four commendations will appear in the Battered Moons Poetry Pamphlet 2013.

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