The Winner of the 9th Annual Bangor Poetry Competition is announced.

We are delighted to announce the winner of this year’s Bangor Poetry Competition. The Awards Ceremony took place in the Chamber at Bangor Castle as part of Aspects Literary Festival.

Winner: Carolann North with ‘Nesting’

Runner Up: Rachel Carney with ‘Understood’

Third Place: Christopher James with ‘Pressings’

Fourth Place: Caroline Johnstone with ‘How to weigh’

Joint Fifth Place: Shelley Tracey with ‘Mountain’ and Jessica Berry with ‘Sherbet Fountains’

Huge congratulations to everyone who was shortlisted and placed in this year’s competition, especially to this year’s overall winner Carolann North!

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Photo Credit: Karen Douglas

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