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Sentinel Annual Poetry & Short Story Competitions 2015

 

We are pleased to announce the results of the poetry competition 2015 judged by Afam Akeh and short story competition judged by Alex Keegan

 

-POETRY-

 

Commended Poems

 

Al McClimens - Keats on the Moon

Mandy Pannett - Wings

Audrey Ardern-Jones - Sight Beyond

Anne M Carson - Vintage Song

Heather Combe - De Motu Cordis (On the Motion of the Heart)

Eithne Cullen - The Whisper of Stars

Mary Rozmus-West - Upon a Night

Seán Street - Liverpool Bay

Ruth Calway - Homing Bird

Sharon Black  - Naming the Colour

 

Highly Commended Poems

 

Aelred Down - Redacted

 Noel Williams - Overgrown

A C Clarke - In the Walled Garden

Oonah V Joslin - Toronto Girl

Catherine Atherton - Austral

 

Third Prize

 

Philip Burton - Garments

 

Second Prize

 

Noel Williams - Return to Kabul, 1990

 

First Prize

 

Diane Cook - Strix Aluco

 

Read the adjudication report here

 

-SHORT STORIES-

 

Commended stories

 

Colin Watts - Grapefruit Moon

Dianne Bown-Wilson - Bean Counter

D.R.D. Bruton - Breathless

 

Highly Commended

 

Marie Chambers - In the Kingdom of Complaint.

D.R.D. Bruton  - Thirteen Wedding Dresses

Chris Heyward  - Getting Started

 

Third Prize

 

Paul McDonald  - Touched for the Very First Time

 

Second Prize

 

Lynne Voyce  - Star-Gazing With the Green Man

 

First Prize

 

Daniel Knibb  - Extractions

 

Read the adjudication report here.

 

 

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