Home #Blue Nib Issues Issue 38 | June 2019 | Poems by- Chapbook winners & commended poets

Poems by- Chapbook winners & commended poets

First Place: Pat Antony
Judges Comment: Place and people are inextricably linked in this evocative collection of poems. They bristle with observational details that a less skilful writer might miss – a man pedals night into day, the moon is scrawled with the arpeggios of an accordion player. Each voice here is convincing and urgent. Memorable, exact and compelling.

Sample of work:

Commended: Diarmuid Fitzgerald
Judges Comment: I was intrigued by the narrative arc of this collection and the wa...


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