Results of the Frogmore Poetry Prize for 2021, sponsored by the Frogmore Foundation and adjudicated by Clare Best.
The Frogmore Poetry Prize for 2021 is awarded to Margaret Wilmot of Selmeston, East Sussex for the poem THE HANDS PART. She receives the sum of two hundred and fifty guineas and a two-year subscription to The Frogmore Papers.
The first runner-up is Stephen Keeler of Ullapool for the poem I AM FROM THE COUNTRY OF WOMEN. He receives the sum of seventy-five guineas and a year’s subscription to The Frogmore Papers.
The second runner-up is Mike Barlow of Lancaster for the poem THE ORIGAMIST. He receives the sum of fifty guineas and a year’s subscription to The Frogmore Papers.
Other poems shortlisted were:
A NAIL by Mike Barlow
PAPER BOATS by K I Colombus
SAILMAKER by Cróna Gallagher
GLASS by Marion Hobday
FLIGHT by Vanessa Lampert
READING JEFFREY ARCHER’S WIKIPEDIA PAGE OUTSIDE FURNITURE VILLAGE by Nick Pearson
THE STREETS SO QUIET NOW by Anne Stewart
These poems will all be published in number 98 of The Frogmore Papers in September 2021. Entrants for this year’s Prize can order a copy for the special price of only £3.50. Please quote ‘prize entrant’ with your order. All the authors listed above will receive one copy of the issue gratis.