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Poetry London

Poetry Contest!

Local poets are invited to enter the 8th Annual Poetry Contest, sponsored by Poetry London and the London Public Library. The contest is open to both established and emerging poets, who will write poems on the theme ‘The Streets of London.’ Laurie Graham, who is a poet, teacher and assistant editor of Brick, A Literary Journal, will judge the contest.

Awards of $200 and $100 will be presented to the 1st and 2nd place poems.

Poetry London contest winner Jeremy Nathan Marks

Jeremy Nathan Mark's poem Newport

Jeremy Nathan Mark’s poem "Newport" received an honourable mention in Poetry London's Annual Poetry Contest.

Poetry London contest winner Penn Kemp

Penn Kemp's poem As if you are leaping in air

Penn Kemp’s poem "As if you are leaping in air" won 2nd place in Poetry London's Annual Poetry Contest. 

Poetry London contest winner Kevin Heslop

Kevin Heslop's poem All of Language is Braille

Kevin Heslop’s poem "all of language is braille" won 1st place in Poetry London's Annual Poetry Contest.