Tag: poetry

  • What makes a winning poem?

    What makes a winning poem?

    Entering competitions is a great way of setting yourself targets and deadlines to work to. The Bournemouth Writing Prize Poetry Judge, the wonderful Antony Dunn, has shared some hints about what makes a good poem and what he looks for. Watch here.

  • Poetry Winner 2018

    Poetry Winner 2018

    It’s our second day announcing our Fresher Writing Prize 2018 winners! Today we look at the glorious poetry category, who this year put the monster theme to the test. Our judge, who had the difficult task of choosing one winner, was award-winning poet Antony Dunn! He has come to a decision and the winner for…

  • Poetry shortlist

    Poetry shortlist

    After much debate and discussion the shortlisted entries for the Fresher Writing Prize Poetry category are: Frederica Schiavello for Iperuranio Stephanie Ginger for Pansies Stephanie Ginger for Acoustics Ella Carter for Winter’s in Pink Prescription Pills We hope we’ll get to meet you at the Fresher Writing Prize Awards evening on the 19th May at the Shelley…

  • Fresher Writing Prize Shortlist

    Fresher Writing Prize Shortlist

    The standard (and number!) of entries has been incredibly high this year, so it has been quite a challenge to come up with a shortlist. Debate among the judging panel has been intense, as I’m sure you can imagine, but we’re finally agreed and here it is!  Congratulations if your name is included below and,…

  • Vote for your favourite Fresher Writing 2016 front cover

    Vote for your favourite Fresher Writing 2016 front cover

    We have some fantastic choices of front cover design for this year’s book. But we want you to vote for your favourite. Click on the link below and see which design floats your vote! You have until midnight Wednesday 16th March. Winner announced this Thursday. http://rmunday.polldaddy.com/s/fresher-book-covers

  • Poetry category judge’s hints and tips

    Poetry category judge’s hints and tips

    Thinking of entering the poetry category of the Fresher Writing Prize? Watch judge Dr Sam Goodman’s hints and tips.