NCLA is thrilled to announce the winners of this year’s Basil Bunting Poetry Award, judged by Ahren Warner.
The 2017 first-, second- and third-place prizes were announced at an event at the Newcastle Poetry Festival on Saturday.
1st prize - Jo Young (Canopoly)
2nd prize - Lisa Higgs (Wild Honey Has The Scent of Freedom)
3rd Prize - Peter Dukes (Tragic, Super-Tragic)
Congratulations to all the winners, and to our shortlisted poets, Roland Bagnall, Michael Brown, Paul Stephenson and Jack Houston.
Read the prize-winning poems on the NCLA Archive.
published on: 18 May 2017