The Charles Causley Trust is delighted to announce the winners of the 2014 Charles Causley Poetry Competition, in aid of the upkeep and on-going programme of Writing Residencies and Literature events in the late poet’s house in Launceston, Cornwall.
The competition closed in November 2014, and offered a top prize of £2000 with runners up prizes of £250 and £100 with a new Highly Commended category seeing five poems win £30.
The Competition was judged by former Charles Causley Poet in Residence, Kathryn Simmonds.
1st Prize was awarded to Angela Readman for ‘The Museum of Water’
2nd Prize was awarded to Jo Haslam for ‘Draw’
3rd Prize was awarded to Andrew Rudd for ‘His Wooden Shirt’
Victor Tapner for ‘Holbein’s Wife’
Tania Hershman for ‘The Biologist & The Birds’ & ‘The Observer Paradox’
Sue Wood for ‘Indian Summer’
Samantha Weaver for ‘Smallholdings’