We are delighted to reveal the shortlist for the Ninth Annual Bangor Poetry Competition.
Read the fifteen shortlisted poems on the theme of ‘freedom’ below in our online gallery. Then click on ‘VOTE HERE’ to complete the voting form. You MUST select a FIRST, SECOND and THIRD choice for your vote to be valid. You must pick THREE DIFFERENT POEMS to make your vote valid. Strictly one vote per person. Every voter will be entered into a prize draw to win a signed print.
Online voting will take place between Thursday 16th September and midnight Monday 20th September 2021.
The winner of this year’s competition will be announced at The Launch of Issue 16 of The Bangor Literary Journal, which is part of Aspects Literary Festival. This event will take place in the Chamber Room of Bangor Castle (NI) on Sunday 26th September at 3pm. You can get your free ticket here: https://aspectsfestival.com/whats-on/bangor-literary-journal-launch
All shortlisted and winning poems will be available to read in issue 16 of The Bangor Literary journal, which you can download for free from midnight on Wednesday 6th October 2021.