Guest Judge: Kirsten Irving

We are proud to announce an extraordinary shortlist of 12 collections.
We were inundated with outstanding work and it has been a privilege to read such a diverse array of poetry.
We will be announcing the final 3 winners in mid-January. 

1.     unreal engine - Henry St Leger

2.     No blood in IKEA - Joanna Ingham

3.     Hound Mouth - Barbara Barnes

4.     Best Selected Healing Manifestoes – Helen Kay

5.     A Reader’s Guide to Time – Rebecca Cullen

6.     D H Lawrence Painted My Bathroom - Natalie Scott

7.     Stapling Postcards to a Chinese Mattress - Craig Barker

8.     I think I could be wrong - Gillie Robic

9.     Shopping With My Aunt - Molly Donachie

10.   The Lost Runner - Stuart Pickford

11.   The Presence of Absence - Jane Thomas

12.   The Great Comet of 1996 Foretells – Konstandinos Mahoney