International Welsh Poetry Competition

Judy Durrant Wins Welsh Poetry Competition!

The Welsh Poetry Competition 2018 organisers have announced the winners of the 12thinternational competition, judged by acclaimed writer Sally Spedding, and the overall winner was Judy Durrant for her poem Prayer To A Jacaranda.

The winners were as follows:

1stPrize          PRAYER TO A JACARANDA – Judy Durrant, Victoria, Australia

2ndPrize         HEFT – David J Costello, Wirral, Merseyside

3rdPrize          THE MOLE – Jean James, Mayals, Swansea

Sally also choose another seventeen poems for the ‘Highly commended’ section with another thirty-four poems also given a ‘special mention’, such was the quality of entries this year.  As always winners came from all over the world.  All winning poems and judges’ comments can be viewed on the competition web site –

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