We are delighted to announce the winner of this year’s Bangor Poetry Competition, voted on by the public during Aspects Literary Festival. Huge congratulations!
Winner: Gaynor Kane with ‘Fire-lighting’
Runner Up: Mary Shannon with ‘Depending on the Elements’
Third Prize: Meg McCleery with ‘The Most Unnatural of Natural’
Fourth Prize: Laura Cameron with ‘Still’
Fifth Prize: Lynda Tavakoli with ‘The Big Tree’
Highly Commended: Geraldine Fleming with ‘Pink Blanket’
Commended: Grainne Tobin with ‘County Down Heat Wave’
Read Gaynor Kane’s poem ‘Fire-lighting’ here. All shortlisted and placed poems shall be published in The Aspects edition of The Bangor Literary Journal.