Troubadour International Poetry Prize Judged by Jane Yeh & Glyn Maxwell
1st £5,000; 2nd £1,000; 3rd £500
first prize sponsored by cegin productions
plus 20 prizes of £25 each
plus an autumn 2016 coffee-house-poetry season-ticket
plus a prize-winners’ coffee-house poetry reading
with jane yeh & glyn maxwell
on mon 31 oct 2016
…for all prize-winning poets
Submissions, via e-mail or post, by tue 21 jun 2016
- Glyn Maxwell (b. Welwyn Garden City) was named as a Poetry Book Society ‘New Generation’ poet in 1994 & has written novels, libretti, drama, radio drama, & prose including On Poetry (Oberon, 2012), as well as editing a collected edition of Derek Walcott’s poetry. His nine collections of poetry include a ‘selected poems’, One Thousand Nights and Counting (2011) & his latest, Pluto (Picador,2013).
- Jane Yeh (b. New Jersey, ed. Harvard University) holds master’s degrees from Iowa Writers’ Workshop & Manchester Metropolitan University. Her first collection Marabou (Carcanet, 2005), was shortlisted for Whitbread, Forward, & Aldeburgh prizes; her latest is The Ninjas, (Carcanet, 2012). She is Senior Researcher in Creative Writing at Kingston University & was named a ‘Next Generation’ poet by the Poetry Book Society in 2014.
Judges will read all poems submitted
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