Poetry prize shortlist and longlist

The poems shortlisted and longlisted for the Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Prize 2018 are:


Departures, by Matt Bryden

The music in his head is faint at first, by Jonathan Greenhause

Remembering Engel Astrup, by Pamela Job

The Vandal, by Julie-ann Rowell

Night Train, by Ian Royce Chamberlain

This grief, by Anne Taylor

Hester’s Wings, by Jenny Vuglar

Lightning, by Catherine Whittaker


as above, plus:

Michael Checkhov’s instruction for leafblowers, by Richard Begbie

Redemption, by Eleni Cay

Sunday Supplement, by John Gallas

Baggage, by Estelle Goodwin

The Riverman, by Virginia Griem

Where A Sparrow Bathes, by  Sam Murphy

The Natural History of Fireflies, by Pamela Job

Frequencies,  by Pamela Job

The Harray Men,  by Julie-ann Rowell

Mr Perfectionist … Mr Monet, by Ay Yeung Hok Kim Solomon

Gazpacho, by Isabel Turvey

The Sea Captain Commissions his Ship Portrait, by Richard Westcott