Oct 18, 2016

Mark Pajak wins the 2016 Bridport Prize

Mark Pajak, one of our 2016 Laureate's Choice Poets, has won the 2016 Bridport Prize with his poem 'Spitting Distance'. 

The Bridport Prize was founded by Bridport Arts Centre in 1973 and has steadily grown in stature and prestige. Right from the start the competition attracted entries from all parts of the UK and from overseas. You can read the full results of the competition here. 

 

Many Congratulations to Mark and to Jenny Danes, one of our 2016 New Poets' Prize Winners, whose poem 'Notes on a Missing Person' was highly commended. 

 

'Spitting Distance' is the title poem of Mark Pajak's Laureate's Choice Pamphlet, now available to purchase here. 

 

 

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