Frogmore Poetry Prize 2017 Results

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 THE FROGMORE POETRY PRIZE 2017

 Announcement of the result of the Frogmore Poetry Prize for 2017, sponsored by the Frogmore Foundation and adjudicated by Maggie Butt.

The Frogmore Poetry Prize for 2017 is awarded to Emily Wills of Dursley, Gloucestershire for the poem HER LABOUR’S FRUITS. She receives the sum of two hundred and fifty guineas and a two-year subscription to The Frogmore Papers.

The first runner-up is Vaughan Pilikian of London for the poem MAY IT BE YOU. He receives the sum of seventy-five guineas and a year’s subscription to The Frogmore Papers.

The joint second runners-up are Nicola Daly of Waverton, Chester for the poem THINGS I TELL MY UNBORN and Emily Wills for the poem SURFER. They each receive the sum of twenty-five guineas and a year’s subscription to The Frogmore Papers.

Other poems shortlisted were:

HOLLOWED by Sarah Doyle

AS TREES WALKING by Alan Dunnett

GIRL by Jonathan Edwards

OFFCOMER by Katie Hale

TIMEPIECE by Anthony Head

WHAT LOVE FEELS LIKE TO A CHILD REMEMBERED by Sarah Wallis

GUNFIRE IN THE WOODS by Mary Williams

These poems will all be published in number 90 of The Frogmore Papers in September 2017. 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 gratis.

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