Worcestershire Poet Laureate 2016/2017

Excellent news!

Suz Winspear - Worcestershire Poet Laureate 1026-2017
Suz Winspear reads her winning poem for the Worcestershire Poet Laureate competition

Following a close fought battle, our congratulations go to Suz Winspear, the new Worcestershire Poet Laureate. Further, it was announced on Saturday that Suz is also the Poet In Residence for the Museum of Royal Worcester, and, as if that were not enough, Suz took the runner up slot in the LitFest Flash Fiction competition!

Suz Winspear with Caroline Engevi - Poet in Residence
Caroline Engevi with Suz Winspear, the newly appointed Poet In Residence at The Museum of Royal Worcester

Flash Fiction Winners

…and our fab LitFest Flash Fiction winners are:

Flash Fiction Results 2016

FIRST:    Susan Howe – A Sleeping Partner
SECOND: Suz Winspear – A Day In The New Paradise
THIRD:     Santino Prinzi – Corrections

Congratulations to all three of you and commiserations to all the other entrants, we had some amazing work sent in, a shame there can be only three prizes.

We’ll be announcing the launch date for the anthology soon.