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Buxton Poetry Competition

Buxton Poetry Competition 2016 

The 2016 shortlisted 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

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