More articles Thursday 19 July 2012 1:29pm
Shortlist for Edwin Morgan Poetry Prize announced today
The winner of the Edwin Morgan Poetry Prize will be announced at an event at Edinburgh International Book Festival in August
Today, the University of Strathclyde revealed the five poems which have been shortlisted for the 2012 Edwin Morgan International Poetry Competition, one of the UK’s most prestigious poetry prizes.
The competition, now in its fifth year, is held in honour of Edwin Morgan, Scotland’s Makar (national poet), who died in 2010 aged 90.
The five short-listed poems are:
by Daisy Behagg
by Jen Hadfield
by Katherine Sowerby
Look Hamewards, Now
by Mike Vallely
The Perils of Surgery
by Malcolm Watson
All five poems can be read in full on the
Edwin Morgan Poetry Competition website.