25 Jan 2023 / News
Arvon is delighted to announce that the Ledbury Poetry Competition 2022 has just announced its winners. This year’s competition was judged by T.S.Eliot prize-winning poet Joelle Taylor. A huge congratulations to the winners, along with all specially commended writers.
This year’s winners:
1st Prize – Naoise Gale
2nd Prize – Oluwaseun Olayiwoal
3rd Prize – Toby Campion
Mary Morris, Artistic Director at Arvon, said ‘Ledbury Poetry has an impressive track record when it comes to recognising fresh talent, and so Arvon is delighted to work in partnership with this competition to help develop and nurture that talent, whether in one of our writing houses or online through Arvon at Home.’
To read the winning poems and learn more about the poets behind them, please visit https://ledburypoetry.org.uk/home/ledbury-poetry-competition-2022.
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