Lee Green !!
Thanks to all of you who entered our annual poetry competition
We are pleased to announce that Lee Green’s poem ‘Simmering Limerence’ has been judged to be the overall winner . Congratulations Lee!
In addition to the overall winner the following poems were highly commended by our judge Dominic Williams.
‘A song to the Vinyl Siren’ by Giles Turnbull
‘Letter to my daughter ‘ by Rhian Elizabeth
‘Voices’ by Siobhan Davies
The above poems together with some of the other entries will be included alongside images from our 2017 visual art exhibiton in an iBook – more details to follow shortly.
Thanks to our judges Dominic Williams and Sion Aled for their work in judging the entries
Closing date – 20th October 2017 – send in your entries!!
We invite you to submit work that is in response to the theme of Stronger Together: we want to reflect the feelings of our DAC members about this through poetry: consider the theme personally and/or politically, for example:- relationships; partnerships; families; the power of people together; Unity; Solidarity or in response to Brexit and issues around Immigration
For more details on how to enter email [email protected]
or phone 0292055100
New Closing date – send in your entries!
We invite you to submit work that is in response to the theme of Stronger Together: we want to reflect the feelings of our DAC members about this through poetry: consider the theme personally and/or politically, for example:- relationships; partnerships; families; the power of people together; Unity; Solidarity or in response to Brexit and issues around Immigration.
The competition follows the same theme as this year’s DAC annual exhibition. If you would like to use the exhibition for inspiration you can view the work at: www.disabilityartscymru.co.uk/gallery/dac-annual-exhibition-2017
There will be two prizes of £50 awarded and selected poems will be part of an e-publication
THE DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS THURSDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2017
The Judges are Dominic Williams and Dr Sion Aled Owen
For full details click on https://www.dropbox.com/s/mqng0mnffnesgg6/Poetry%20Comp%20Flyer%202017%20-%20English.doc?dl=0
Could you be the next young poetry laureate?
Aspiring young poets are being given free entry into this year’s Young Poets Of The Year book.
“This annual book has been published for several years now and aims to encourage under-19s to express themselves through poetry,” said Brent Whittam of United Press, which organises the competition.
This annual competition is now in its third year. “Our aim is to encourage young people to get more involved in poetry and all the poets published in the book get five free copies. This includes photos and profiles of each one, plus several of their poems,” said Brent.
Telephone 0844 800 9177 for details or send a photo, profile (including date of birth) and ten poems to Young Poets of The Year, United Press, Admail 3735, London EC1B 1JB. You can see more information at http://www.unitedpress.co.uk/young-poets-competitions or http://www.youngpoets.co.uk
“We have long encouraged young people to get involved in poetry,” said Brent. “For over a decade we have produced free books featuring poetry written by children at various schools. By donating a large number of copies (50 or more) of these books to each school we have not only helped them to raise valuable funds but we’ve also given their pupils an outlet which has encouraged them to get involved in poetry. Throughout this period we’ve also included a lot of young people in anthologies along with adult poets. Every poet under-16 has been given a free copy of any anthology which includes their work. This has helped a lot of young poets take those first vital steps towards getting recognised for their talents.”
“Young Poets Of The Year is the result and also the extension of that process,” said Brent. “We decided to produce this book to help each our Young Poet Laureates gain further recognition for their talents and help them to progress in their artistic achievement.”