The Hollingworth Prize for poetry

Sine Wave Peak in collaboration with Partus Press hosts annually the Hollingworth Prize for poetry, awarded for a chapbook-length manuscript of poems. The winner of the prize receives mentorship from an established poet and critical feedback from the editors at Sine Wave Peak and Partus, followed by publication.

The winner of the Hollingworth Prize 2018 is Naomi Morris, who was mentored by Richard Scott..

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Naomi Morris has recently finished her Masters in Creative Writing at University of Edinburgh. She has written for Rookie and Polyester, as well as having poems published in Poetry, and Adjacent Pineapple. She currently resides in Glasgow.

Richard Scott was born in London in 1981. His poems have appeared in magazines and anthologies including Poetry ReviewPoetry LondonSwimmersThe Poetry of Sex (Penguin) and Butt Magazine. He has been a winner of the Wasafiri New Writing Prize, a Jerwood/Arvon Poetry Mentee and a member of the Aldeburgh 8. His pamphlet Wound, published by Rialto, won the Michael Marks Poetry Award in 2016. His debut collection, Soho, was published by Faber in 2018.

 

Dominic Leonard and Daisy Syme-Taylor were runners-up in the 2018 prize.

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