Announcing the Poetry Shortlist for BWP 2023

We are delighted to announce the poetry shortlist for the Bournemouth Writing Prize 2023.


Congratulations to all who are shortlisted and thank you to everyone who entered, and keep an eye out for the short story shortlist coming later this week.


2023 Poetry Shortlist:

Kleptophobia by Carmina Masoliver

Re-education Centre by Dean Gessie

A Day At The Beach by Emma Ormond

Ms Fernandez by Ethel Hobby

Home thoughts at Red Rock, Nevada by Fin Keegan

the un by Jaz Slade

The Snowball Stand by Matt Hohner

In the Slow Turning by Scott Elder

Glenferness Avenue by Thomas Riordan