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AUB International Poetry Prize 2023
The winners and longlisted entries for the 2023 International Poetry Prize have now been announced.
Watch this space for the digital anthology, due to be released in January 2024!
We're delighted with the third year of the competition, having received hundreds of entries from 18 countries, with poets responding to our competition theme of Chance.
It was a pleasure to celebrate National Poetry Day 2023 at our special online event to hear the prize-winning, highly commended and longlisted poems. The event also featured a showcase of AUB BA (Hons) Creative Writing student work and a video exclusive from Chair of Judges Glyn Maxwell.
- A dog's chance (why I called) – Natalie Perman
- If – Naoise Gale
- Purple Iris – Ken Evans
- A Mist of Smoke – Claire Lynn
- Fruit Machine – Jonathan Edwards
- Incry – Andrew George
- Marginal – Sharon Black
- No Chance – Elisabeth Murawski
- Odds Against – Adrian Buckner
- Only The Grey Ones Can Kill You – Helen Angell
- RITN IN Đ STARZ – Frank Johnson
- Sacha’s Menshi on the Lavvie Wall – Karen Downs-Barton
- Voting Day – Norman Miller
Congratulations to all the winners!
- A dog's chance (why I called)
- A Mist of Smoke
- Amateur Observations
- Bidding Goodbye to the Ghosts of Our Alternate Histories
- Chance Encounter
- Dust and Butterflies
- E. Jean Carroll’s Chance Encounter with Donald Trump in a Bergdorf Goodman Department Store
- Empty Bag
- Fictional Intersection
- Forward March
- Fruit Machine
- He's gone
- How I met Sandy
- In Bocca al Lupo
- Infinity, & Zero
- Jumping Into The Blended Aisle
- Many a Slip
- Meeting in Bloomsbury
- Miracle of Existence
- My daughter found this emerald on the beach
- My Grandfather Delivering Fruit Machines, 1975
- No Chance
- Odds Against
- On Not Becoming Curator of Keats-Shelley House
- Only The Grey Ones Can Kill You
- Purple Iris
- RITN IN Đ STARZ
- Rock, Paper
- Sacha's Menshi on the Lavvie Wall
- Suicide: Chasms or Mountains?
- The Soap-Dishes in the Shower Block at Alcatraz
- To Become a Famous Rooster, You Must First Ship Sand
- Today the sky is full of threads—
- Voting Day
- Whale song
AUB International Poetry Prize 2022 — Digital Anthology
We're delighted to launch the 2022 AUB International Poetry Prize Anthology, designed by AUB student Keytrin Gyumova, and edited by AUB Creative Writing lecturer Elizabeth Woodgate. The anthology celebrates all prize-winning and longlisted poems from the competition, judged by Glyn Maxwell, and the work of our BA (Hons) Creative Writing students.
Chair of Judges: Glyn Maxwell