Buxton Poetry Competition

Buxton Poetry Competition

The 2016 winning poets are:

Open Category

First Place – Roger Elkin
Songs without words

Second Place – Margaret Morey
Sixties secret

Third Place – Philip Burton
A winter interlude

Highly Commended – Josh Ekroy
Entrepreneurs

Commended – Ruth Quinn
The Hidden Dragon

Children’s Category

Iona Mandal
The Final Walk

Beth Walker-Mackay
Hidden in the Light

Harvey Goodall
The Autistic Dragon

James Morgan
The Magic Box

Martha Blue
Fox

Young People’s Category

Megan Leung
Concealed

Beatrice De Goede
Ode to the Old Man under the Moon

Fiona Morrison
Invisible Disabilities

Lisa Zou
Prodigious

Ellen Waters
The Dreamer

Winners will be announced at the annual prize-giving later in November.

Supported by:

University of Derby