Results of the Frogmore Poetry Prize for 2020, sponsored by the Frogmore Foundation and adjudicated by Maria Jastrzębska.
The Frogmore Poetry Prize for 2020 is awarded to Ron Scowcroft of Garstang, Preston for the poem GREYLAGS IN FOG. He receives the sum of two hundred and fifty guineas and a two-year subscription to The Frogmore Papers.
The first runner-up is Simon Maddrell of Brighton & Hove for the poem THE SNOW LEOPARD BITES ITS OWN TAIL. He receives the sum of seventy-five guineas and a year’s subscription to The Frogmore Papers.
The second runner-up is Chloe Balcomb of Sheffield for the poem BLETHER. She receives the sum of fifty guineas and a year’s subscription to The Frogmore Papers.
Other poems shortlisted were:
MY MOTHER PEELING AN ORANGE by Sarah Barr
THE MAP MAKER by Lia Brooks
CLASS PHOTO by Wendy Klein
NOT THE COLOUR OF ANY FOX by Wendy Klein
MOON BEAR by Rebekah Miron
LET ME TELL YOU SERGIO by Ron Scowcroft
IMPRESSIONS OF A GREAT AUNT by Rosamund Taylor
These poems will all be published in number 96 of The Frogmore Papers in September 2020. 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.