THE FROGMORE POETRY PRIZE 2010
Sponsored by the Frogmore Foundation and adjudicated by Stewart Conn.
More on Stewart Conn here.
Photograph by Jemima Kuhfeld
The Frogmore Poetry Prize for 2010 is awarded to A K S Shaw of Templecombe, Somerset for the poem COAST GUARD. He receives the sum of two hundred guineas and a two-year subscription to The Frogmore Papers.
The first runner-up is Frances-Anne King of Bath for the poem FLEET. She receives the sum of seventy-five guineas and a year’s subscription to The Frogmore Papers.
The second runner-up is Carolyn King of Ventnor, Isle of Wight for the poem WRIT IN STONE. She receives the sum of fifty guineas and a year’s subscription to The Frogmore Papers.
Other poems shortlisted were:
HOME Pat Borthwick
BREAK OF DAY Charles Evans
THE GREEN CHILD Paul Groves
...AND NOT A TRACE OF BASS Ruth L Hill
RIVER, LAKE, SEA Melinda Lovell
MAIRI IT IS SUMMER Morag McCarron
CARLYLE ALONE Tracey S Rosenberg
It is remarkable that this year's shortlist contains poems by writers resident in England, Scotland, Wales, Canada, France and Italy.
These poems will all be published in number 76 of The Frogmore Papers in September 2010.