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...