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Edward Cawston Thomas Poetry Competition 2020 winning poems

Last updated on 14th February 2021

The winning poems have now been announced by our judge, Jane Draycott, whose report may be read by following the link at the foot of this page.

The winning poem is ‘The Reader’ by Sue Davies.

The joint second prizes go to Elena Croitoru for her poem ‘Playground’ and to Jo Peters for her poem ‘snowfall’.

Poems by

James Driver, Peter Challis, Karin van Heerden, Laura Potts, Virginia Astley and Wendy Manning were all Highly Commended.

To read the prize-winning poems please follow this link Edward Cawston Thomas Poetry Competition 2020 winning poems

You can now read Jane’s report by following this link – Edward Thomas Fellowship Poetry Competition 2020 – Judge’s Report_JDraycott

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4 Comments

  1. Ute Carson Ute Carson

    After paying (receipt number 68R39123CL6687919) I sent in my poem “Flames Rising” twice. It came back as undeliverable twice Ute Carson

    • Jeremy Mitchell Jeremy Mitchell

      Good morning Ute. My apologies, I have only just seen your message. I have asked my colleagues managing the competition if they received your poem. If they didn’t then I will arrange an immediate refund of your £3 payment with apologies again for the late response to your message. With kind regards. Jeremy

      • Jeremy Mitchell Jeremy Mitchell

        Hello again Ute. I have checked with my colleagues who confirm they did not receive your poem so I am refunding your £3, with my apologies, today. I do not know why your emails were rejected but I hope you will consider entering again next year. If you do and experience any difficulties again my email address is mitchjd.etf@outlook.com. With kind regards. Jeremy

    • Jeremy Mitchell Jeremy Mitchell

      Hello again Ute. I have checked with my colleagues who confirm they did not receive your poem so I am refunding your £3, with my apologies, today. I do not know why your emails were rejected but I hope you will consider entering again next year. If you do and experience any difficulties again my email address is mitchjd.etf@outlook.com. With kind regards. Jeremy

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