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4th Troubadour Poetry Prize Celebration

Coffee House Poetry Presents-Fourth Troubadour International Poetry Prize Celebration:

I will be at the Troubadour on Monday. My poem ‘For The King”, Got shortlisted. Now attracting entries from all around the world, the annual Troubadour Poetry Prize’s popularity is inseparable from the venue’s longstanding association with live literature in London and from the importance of Troubadour Prize Night, fast becoming another of the poetry-calendar’s mustn’t-miss poetry-world social gatherings. Come along to hear twenty-three prize winning poets, discover who’s come out tops, and to listen to fine poetry readings by the highly respected poets who’ve been our 2010 prize judges,

Gwyneth Lewis, first National Poet of Wales – latest poetry collection in English,A Hospital Odyssey (Bloodaxe, 2010) &

Next Generation poet Maurice Riordan, (b. Co. Cork), whose third collection is The Holy Land (Faber, 2007)

 View  here  Troubadour International Poetry Prize 2010  Results

The following prizewinning poems were chosen by judge Maurice Riordan who read along with the winning & commended poets at our annual prizegiving event at the Troubadour on Monday 29th November 2010.

  • First Prize, £1000The Seabirds of Pimilico Hanker After Sapphires, Julian Stannard
  • Second Prize, £500Boxer of Quirinal, Clive McWilliam
  • Third Prize, £250Nest, Claire Gheerardyn

Full Results here