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International Poetry Book Awards

Founded in Pontypridd, South Wales the international ‘Poetry Book Awards’ gives self published writers and small indie press authors a chance to gain recognition in the competitive, and often snobby, world of poetry publishing. After much soul searching, Welsh poet Dave Lewis, has managed to whittle down the 2020 entries in...

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International Welsh Poetry Competition 2020

Huge congratulations to Sheila Aldous, who takes top prize in the 2020 contest!  A fantastic poem, Sheila also came 4th with another fabulous entry. The 2020 Winners: 1st Prize        THE DEBT DUE – Sheila Aldous (Devon, England) 2nd Prize      TO PAUL CELAN – Linda M...

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International Welsh Poetry Competition

The organisers of the International Welsh Poetry Competition have just announced this year’s winners. The Pontypridd-based, English language contest is the biggest in Wales and once again has received a bumper crop of entries and some fantastic poems from poets from all over the globe! Winners 1stPrize          THE MAP-MAKERS TALE – Damen...

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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 –...

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New Poetry Collection

Pontypridd writer, Dave Lewis, has just released a new poetry collection – ‘Going Off Grid‘ – which is his seventeenth book and his seventh poetry collection. This modern collection focuses on digital capitalism, the negative influence of big tech and our addiction to data. Lewis is deeply concerned with the...

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International Welsh Poetry Competition

It’s that time of year again folks. Time to dust off those pencils and start scribbling. The biggest and best poetry contest in Wales (founded and based in Pontypridd) is now in its 12th year! Well and truly international with entrants from as far a field as Abu Dhabi, Australia, Belgium, Canada,...

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Welsh Poetry Competition 2017

Calling all poets amongst our readers. Check out the international Welsh Poetry Competition website. The contest was set up by Ponty poet & writer Dave Lewis in 2007. Officially launched on St David’s Day @ Clwb-Y-Bont, Pontypridd, 2007 the aim is to encourage and foster the wealth of creative writing talent that we know...