Wednesday, July 14, 2010
iYeats winners announced
Judges Vincent Woods and Rita Ann Higgins have chosen the winners of the Hawk's Well's second iYeats Poetry Competition. The number and the standard of entries was very high and the winners have been invited to read their poems at a prize-giving ceremony at the Hawk's Well on Monday 26th July, during the Yeats International Summer School.
iYeats Poetry Competition Winner - Jane Clarke: Light House Keeper
Emerging Talent Winner - Matthew Ryan Shelton: Nostos
Highly Commended - Jane Clarke: Resin and Gaza; Lizann Gorman: Let Us Take The Chair;
Richard Begbie: Cape of Wishes; Mags Treanor: View From A Ditch; Shirley McClure: Labels;
Connie Roberts: Quiet Time; Diane Myers: Beating the Bounds ; Richard Halperin: Croke Park ; Winifred Mc Nulty: Mahon
Delighted to see Connie Roberts in there. She is someone whose poetry I admire greatly. How many times do you need to skim through the list to verify your own name isn't there??
The winning poems can be found here