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The 2017 Flambard Poetry Prize Shortlist Announced

Judges, Rebecca Goss and Ellen Phethean, have chosen their shortlist.

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2017 Flambard Poetry Prize. This year saw a record number of outstanding entries, which our judges, Rebecca Goss and Ellen Phethean, have managed to whittle down from the hundreds to these seven poets. In alphabetical order the shortlisted poets are:

Rachel Bower

Joe Caldwell

Imogen Forster

Lydia Kennaway

Anne Osbourn

Natalie Rees

Gwen Sayers

Congratulations to all the shortlisted poets! The first and second place winners will be announced at a prize giving ceremony, featuring readings from Rebecca Goss and Ellen Phethean, at Culture Lab, Newcastle University, on Thursday 14th December at 7:15pm. More information can be found here. The ceremony is free to attend and we do hope you can join us for this final event of 2017.



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