Saturday, August 20, 2011

Edwin Morgan Poetry Competition 2011

I was back through in Edinburgh last week for this year's Edwin Morgan Poetry Competition prizegiving ceremony at the Book Festival, where the ceremony started and finished with clips from a film Donny O'Rourke had made of Edwin Morgan some years ago.

David Kinloch introducing the proceedings.

Kona Macphee talking about the judging process.

 Jane McKie, who won first prize.

 Jane Yeh, who won second prize.

 Vicki Feaver, also judging this year

 Gill Andrews, runner up
Helen Mort, whose poem had been commmended.

(You can read all the winning and commended poems over on the competition website.)

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