BATTERED MOONS POETRY COMPETITION has the pleasure to announce the 2018 winners and commended poets:

1st Prize
‘We is in the bank’ by Julia Webb

2nd Prize
‘Bandit’ by Julie-ann Rowell

3rd Prize
‘A Barista tells of his broken marriage’ by Janice Booth


‘You Can’t Break Up with a Rapist’ by Jane Burn

‘Boat Trip’ by Peter Iveson

‘St Ives’ by Chris Tuohy

‘The Woman who Mutilated My Mother’ by Nicola Daly
Our warm congratulations to all 7 finalists.

Do not miss out the poems on 6th October at the Battered Moons event, as part of Poetry Swindon Festival, with guest judge Jacob Sam-La Rose also reading from his work and music by The Tourettes.